Free meals for all PCSD kids available rest of school year

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Free grab-and-go lunches will served on the east side of the Perry Elementary School and at the front of the Perry High School from 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. for the rest of the school year.

The USDA has issued nationwide waivers which allow school districts and community organizations to extend the operation of the Summer Food Service Program through the end of the 2020-2021 school year.

The Perry Community School District is participating in the USDA Summer Food Service Program during this time, which will allow for a safe and streamlined service of nutritious meals. Meals will be provided to ALL children 18 and under without charge. Meals are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service. FREE meals will be provided at the sites and times as follows:

Perry Elementary School, located at 1600 Eighth St., will be offering meals for curbside pickup Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Meals can be picked up on the east side of the building. Perry Middle School and Perry High School, located at 1200 18th St., will be offering meals for curbside pickup Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Meals can be picked up at the high school entrance. There will not be a meal service on weekends or on holidays.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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 the 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 the USDA website and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to 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 mail:

U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Ave. S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410

You may also submit the form by fax at 202-690-7442 or by email at intake@usda.gov.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Iowa Non-Discrimination Statement:  

“It is the policy of this CNP provider not to discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or religion in its programs, activities, or employment practices as required by the Iowa Code section 216.6, 216.7, and 216.9.  If you have questions or grievances related to compliance with this policy by this CNP Provider, please contact the Iowa Civil Rights Commission, Grimes State Office Building, 400 E. 14th St., Des Moines, IA 50319-1004; phone number 515-281-4121, 800-457-4416; website: https://icrc.iowa.gov/.

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