The Child Nutrition/WIC Reauthorization USDA Listening Session for the Mid-Atlantic Region (DE, DC, MD, NJ, PA, PR, VA, WV) will take place on
August 6, 2008 from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm
Enoch Pratt Central Library, Third Floor Auditorium
400 Cathedral Street, Baltimore, MD 21201
You must register by July 23, 2008 to attend the listening session. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or (609) 259-5091. Click here to get copies of the registration form.
If you are a pediatrician, child care provider, school official, state official, advocate, or anyone who cares about programs such as WIC, school breakfast, school lunch, afterschool snacks or child care meals that provide nutritious food to children who might otherwise go hungry, you should attend the USDA listening session to ensure that your voice is heard on behalf of children.
Not sure what to say? Need suggestions on talking points? Contact Maryland Hunger Solutions for help in crafting your comments. If you plan on attending please contact: Kimberly Chin, Maryland Hunger Solutions, 410-528-0021
Look for a Summer Meal Site near you!
Children need healthy nutritious food all year long, even when they are not in school. When school is out in the summertime, children ages 18 years and under can get free nutritious meals and snacks through the Summer Meals program. The program sites are located at schools and organizations throughout the state of Maryland. To learn more and find a location near you, call 1-877-731-9300 or visit the Maryland State Department of Education’s Summer Food page. To get a list of operating sites throughout Maryland contact Maryland Hunger Solutions.