Three O’clock Project (TOP) is excited to kick-off our school year 2021-2022 after school meal program alongside Hunger Relief Partners like YOU. The Child & Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) is a federal entitlement program that provides funding to help offset the cost of providing healthy meals and snacks to children 18 & under, in a variety of care settings, including after-school programs
Please review the following information BEFORE determining you readiness to apply to be a Hunger Relief Partner with TOP this school year. At-risk after school programs MUST offer an enrichment activity. In addition to appropriate after-school programs, approved sites must meet the following standards and take required training with Three O’clock Project (TOP):
1. Each participating site must display the “And Justice for All” poster, Hunger Relief Partner poster, current health permit and the monthly menu (both provided by TOP) in locations visible to children, families, and visitors. If you do not have these documents, we will provide them once you are approved as a partner.
2. At minimum, all Staff directly responsible for program administration (meal service and reporting) must attend After-School CACFP Training provided by TOP (training dates/times listed on our website); person(s) will be responsible for the performance of the site’s food distribution in accordance with established TOP, State of Louisiana, and USDA standards.
3. All site staff responsible for food distribution must complete the Food Safety and Civil Rights training material (provided by TOP) annually.
4. Sites may not charge students for the meals and may not receive funding or reimbursement from any governmental entity.
5. Hunger Relief Partner serve at-risk youth and are compliant with a culture of inclusivity in accordance with USDA's Nondiscrimination Statement: https://www.fns.usda.gov/usda-nondiscrimination-statement
If you have any questions about this application, please contact Shea Smith directly: email@example.com