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Using USDA DoD Fresh in the Summer Foodservice Program

This webinar is for states who are currently using, or are interested in applying for, the USDA DoD Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program in the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP). We share tools and best practices to assist state agencies, SFSP sponsors, and SFSP sites in using their resources to provide fresh fruits and vegetables to SFSP participants during the summer months.  

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Best Practices for the Use of the USDA DoD Fresh Program in the Summer Food Service Program

This webinar summarizes how the USDA Department of Defense (DoD) Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program operates, discusses the SFSP dollars, explains the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Order Receipt System (FFAVORS) Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) tasks, and describes best practices for using USDA DoD Fresh in the SFSP.

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Summer Meals: Explore the New Summer Meals Toolkit

Navigate with us the updated Summer Meals Toolkit! We will help you identify policy, memos, and resources that will complement your Summer Meals efforts.

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Summer Meals: Funding and Grant Opportunities

Have access to the great alternatives available to fund your Summer Meals Program, application process, and important deadlines.

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Summer Meals: SFSP 101 and How to Be a Summer Meals Champion

Learn the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) basics, frequent asked questions, and the steps to make your program a success!

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Summer Meals: Responsibilities and Opportunities for Schools

The Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act of 2010 solidified the partnership of schools and summer meals by ensuring that schools work with summer meal sponsors to inform families of the availability of free summer meals for the children they serve during the school year.

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How Can You Solve Your Summer Food Transportation Challenges

Do you want to provide children with meals during the summer months, but transporting the food from the source to the children is a challenge because of funding, geographic distance, or other challenges?  If so, this webinar is for you!  The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) has many sponsors and sites that have overcome barriers to feeding children by leveraging partnerships and resources that addressed their needs. The guest speakers on the webinar talk about the opportunities available to bring the Summer Food Service Program to your community, or enhance the program if you are already participating in it.

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SFSP - Exploring the New USDA Summer Meals Toolkit & Website

The webinar will introduce new resources developed for state agencies, sponsors, and partnering organizations expanding summer meal programs in their communities. There will be walk-through of the new www.summerfood.usda.gov website and online toolkit now available at www.fns.usda.gov/sfsp/summer-meals-toolkit.

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Planning Your Strong Summer Program

How can your agency harness the power of communities to increase summer meals participation this year? Join the USDA, Share Our Strength and FRAC  for a webinar to discuss best practices for creating a MAP, engaging community organizations in state assessments and collaborative planning, and sharing data across programs