Summer Meals Resources

Hunger Free New Jersey works with local communities to bring together key stakeholders to implement effective summer meals programs. Contact Lisa Pitz, outreach director, lpitz@cfanj.org.

No Kid Hungry, Plan Collaboratively

Food Research & Action Center Summer Meals FAQ

New Jersey Department of Agriculture administers child nutrition programs on the state level and assists districts with implementation of school breakfast and lunch, summer and afterschool meals. Contact: 609-292-4498. 

New Jersey Food for Thought Campaign has compiled a host of resources to help advocate for and implement school breakfast, summer meals and afterschool snacks and suppers.

USDA, Administration Guide, Summer Food Service Program 

USDA Summer Meals Toolkit provides information on everything from start-up logistics to forming partnerships

USDA, Proactive Planning for Sponsors

No Kid HungryRecruit & Retain Sites & Sponsors  

New Jersey Department of Agriculture administers child nutrition programs on the state level and assists districts with implementation of school breakfast and lunch, summer and afterschool meals. Contact: 609-292-4498. 

New Jersey Food for Thought: Snacks and Dinners Boost Summer Meals in East Orange

USDA, Site Recruitment Strategies

USDA, Using Data fact sheet provides links to key databases, mapping tools and calculators

USDA,  Mobile Feeding Fact Sheet