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OCO Summer Food Service Program Providing Free Meals for Oswego County Children

FULTON, NY – Bridget Dolbear, program services coordinator for Oswego County Opportunities, has announced that OCO is participating in the Summer Food Service Program again this year.

Each year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture partners with local organizations like OCO to provide free meals to children when school is out for the summer. Funded through the New York State Education Department, the Summer Food Service Program provides free meals to all children 18 years and under.

Meals will be available at the following sites and times. Orders for meals are placed the day before you attend.

Taft Bay Park 851 St. Route 49, Bernhards Bay
Lunch  – 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.  –  Monday through Thursday  –  July 2 through August 21

Palermo Recreation, 1779 County Route 45, Palermo
Breakfast – 8:45 – 9:45 a.m. and Lunch noon – 1 p.m.  –  Monday through Friday  –  July 30 through August 8

West Monroe Park, 2 Depot Road, West Monroe
Lunch – 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  –  Monday through Thursday – July 7 through August 7

Fulton CYO, 365 W. First St., Fulton
Breakfast – 9 – 9:30 a.m. and Lunch – noon – 1p.m.  –  Monday through Friday – July 7 through August 22

Cleveland Park, 65 North St., Cleveland
Lunch – 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  –  Monday through Friday – July 7 – August 15

Fulton YMCA, 715 W. Broadway, Fulton

Breakfast – 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. and Lunch 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Monday throughFriday  –  June 30 – August 29

CNY Arts Program, 357 State St., Fulton
Lunch – noon – 12:30 p.m.  –  Monday through Friday  –  July 14 through 18  and August 11 through 15

Hannibal Recreation, 824 County Route 34, Hannibal
Breakfast – 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. and Lunch – 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.  –  Monday through Friday – July 7 through August 22

Pulaski Recreation, Route 11, Pulaski
Breakfast – 9 a.m. and Lunch – 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Monday through Friday – June 30 through August 8

Prince of Peace Church, 64 Gillespie Road, Fulton
Dinner – 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. – Thursdays – July 3 through August 28

Oswego YMCA, 249 W. First St., Oswego
Breakfast – 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. and Lunch – 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. July 7 through August 22

Fulton Public Library, 160 S. First St., Fulton
Lunch – noon – 12:30 p.m. – Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays – July 1 through August 31
Lunch – 12:30 – 1 p.m. – Fridays  –  July 11 through August 15

Hamilton Homes, 96 Hamilton St., Oswego
Lunch – 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. –  Monday through Friday – June 30 through August 29

Midtown Plaza, 75 E. First St., Oswego
Lunch  -12:15 – 1 p.m. – Fridays – June 27 through August 29

Camp Zerbe Williamstown,
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Times and dates are subject to change.

“We are happy to be able to offer the Summer Food Service Program.  I encourage families to participate in the program and remember that hunger doesn’t take a vacation,” said Dolbear.

Acceptance and participation requirements for the program and all activities are the same for all regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service.

For more information on the program contact Shelby Cusson, Summer Food Service Monitor at 315-598-4712.

OCO, Inc is a private, non-profit agency that has been supporting communities throughout Oswego County since 1966.

A member agency of the United Way of Greater Oswego County, OCO provides more than 50 vital services throughout 80 separate locations.

For more information, visit www.oco.org