ST. MARY’S FOOD BANK ALLIANCE ANNOUNCES SPONSORSHIP OF THE CHILD AND ADULT CARE FEEDING FROGRAM (CACFP) AT 5 VALLEY SITES

Phoenix, AZ – St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance publicly announces its sponsorship of the United States Department of Agriculture’s Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP).

CACFP plays a vital role in improving the quality of day care for children and elderly adults by making care more affordable for many low-income families. Through CACFP, 2.9 million children and 86,000 adults receive nutritious meals and snacks each day as part of their day care.

Meals will be made available free to all children enrolled in the after-school program; 18 years of age and under; within the approved geographical area; and without regard to sex, race, color, age, handicap or national origin.

Any person who believes that he/she has been discriminated against in any USDA related activity should write immediately to the Secretary of Agriculture, Washington, D.C. 20250.

Listed below are the dates, times and locations meals will be provided. Program enrollment is required at all sites, fees are associated and space is limited. Please contact the person listed to check on space and enrollment.

Phoenix Youth at Risk
1001 E Pierce St., Phoenix, AZ
Contact: Heather Walsh – 602-258-1012 x304
Meal Service Time: 4:00 – 4:30 PM

Boys and Girls Club of Metropolitan Phoenix / Sands Branch
4730 W Grovers, Glendale, AZ
Contact: Whitney Cherekos – 602-375-0400
Meal Service Time: 4:30 – 5:00 PM

Capital Elementary – 330 N 16th Ave., Phoenix, AZ
Contact: Marta Vargas – 602-257-3842
Meal Service Time: 3:45 – 4:15 PM

Shaw Elementary School – 123 N 13th St., Phoenix, AZ
Contact: Samuel Beltran – 602-257-3903
Meal Service Time: 4 – 5 PM

Southminister / Mentor USDA
– 1923 E Broadway Road, Phoenix, AZ
Contact: Deborah Kidd Chapman – 602-930-1889
Meal Service Time: 3:15 – 4 PM

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