Resource | Best Practices
Best Practices: State Agency Achievement

The initiative and leadership of the state agency are critical to the local success of any summer meal program. This section highlights the best efforts of state agencies in customer service and administration. 

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Best Practices: Special Populations

This section describes the successes sponsors have had in meeting the unique needs of children and attracting them to their summer meal sites.

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Best Practices: Program Access and Expansion

This section presents ideas on outreach activities that have helped communities expand meal services and participation. 

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SFSP Best Practices - Activities

This section features sponsors that, in addition to providing basic meal services, have successfully integrated quality social, recreational, or educational activities into their programs. 

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Best Practices: Sponsor Retention

This section is a collection of strategies from several states who found success in retaining their SFSP sponsors.

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Best Practices from Across the Nation
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Best Practices: Meal Service

This section shares ideas that creative sponsors have used to enhance the overall quality of the meals they serve. 

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance
Meal Patterns
Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance
Resources for Sponsors
Resource | Toolkits
Summer Meals Toolkit

This toolkit gives state administrators, program operators, and community partners creative ideas and resources to make summer meal planning easy, raise awareness, overcome barriers, and serve nutritious food that is appealing to children.