Kids Eat Free this Summer! The New Philadelphia Salvation Army Participating in the The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Summer Food Service Program

The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) is a federally-funded, state-administered program. SFSP reimburses program operators who serve free healthy meals and snacks to children and teens in low-income areas. The New Philadelphia Salvation Army has entered into an agreement to provide healthy meals to children under 18 over the summer months.

Below you can find the press release provided by the New Philadelphia Salvation Army for more details on the program:

Summer Food Service Program (SFSP)


News Release

The Salvation Army participates in the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP.) Meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. There will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service. Meals will be provided at the site and time as follows, Monday through Friday beginning the week of June 12 through August 11(closed on June 19 and July 3-4 for federal holidays):

The Salvation Army

809 Emmet Ave NW New Philadelphia OH 44663

9am-9:30am – Breakfast

11:30am-12:30pm – Lunch

2:45pm-3pm – Afternoon Snack

Nondiscrimination Statement


In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g.Braille, large print, audiotape, American sign language, etc.) should contact the Agency (state or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form. (AD-3027) found online at, and at any USDA officer, or write a letter addressed to the USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. 

Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

(1) Mail: US Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 1400

Independence Ave SW Washington DC 20250-9410

(2) Fax: (202) 690-7442; or

(3) Email:

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.


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