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September 26, 2018

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.

All locations will be closed in observance of the Fourth of July holiday on July 3.

Orders for meals are placed the day before you attend.

Butch Ponzi Recreation, Building #27 Fort Ontario Complex, Oswego
Lunch 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.  Snack 3:15 – 4:15 p.m. Monday through Friday, June 29 – August 21

Camp to You,
July 20 and 21 Palermo Methodist Church, 11 County Route 35 Fulton
July 23 and 24 Oswego First United Church, 7111 State Route 104 Oswego
Breakfast 8 – 9 a.m.  Lunch 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Cleveland Park, 65 North St., Cleveland
Breakfast 10:15 – 10:45 a.m. Lunch 12:05 – 12:35 p.m.  Monday through Friday, July 6 – August 15

CNY Arts, 47 S. First St., Fulton
Lunch 12:15 – 1:15 p.m.   Monday through Friday, July 13 – August 21

Fulton CYO, 365 W. First St., Fulton
Breakfast 9 – 9:30 a.m. Lunch noon – 1 p.m. Monday through Friday, July 6 – August 28

Fulton Public Library, 160 S. First St., Fulton
Lunch 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  Monday through Friday, June 30 – August 11

Fulton YMCA, 715 W. Broadway, Fulton
Breakfast 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Lunch 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, June 29 – September 4

Hamilton Homes, 96 Hamilton St., Oswego
Lunch noon – 1:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, July 6 – August 21

Hannibal Recreation, 824 County Route 34, Hannibal
Lunch 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  Monday through Friday, July 6 – August 21

Midtown Plaza, 75 E. First St., Oswego
Lunch -12:15 – 1 p.m. Monday through Friday, July 1 – August 28

Oswego YMCA, 265 W. First St., Oswego
Breakfast 7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Monday through Friday, July 6 – August 21

Prince of Peace Church, 64 Gillespie Road, Fulton
Dinner 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, July 9 – August 27

Pulaski Recreation, 2 Hinman Road, Pulaski
Breakfast 9 -10 a.m.  Lunch 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.  Monday through Friday, June 29 – August 7

Taft Bay Park 851 State Route 49, Bernhards Bay
Lunch 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. and Snack 2:30 – 3 p.m.  Monday through Thursday, July 1 – August 20

West Monroe Park 2 Depot Road, West Monroe
Lunch 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, July 6 – August 6

Camp Zerbe Williamstown – Enrolled Youth Only

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, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the department.

For information on the program, call OCO Nutrition Services at 315-598-4712.

OCO 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

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