West Texas Food Bank

Summer Food Program Announcement- Free Meals at Odessa Locations for Children

Summer Food Program Announcement- Free Meals at Odessa Locations for Children May 27, 2012


Summer Food Service Program Begins June 6, 2012
USDA Program Will Be at Three Odessa Sites with Meals Available for All Children

ODESSA-- The West Texas Food Bank is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. 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, and there will be no discrimination in the course of meal service.

The program starts June 6, 2012 and goes thru August 17, 2012.  The meal service is noon until 1:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.  Meals will be provided at the sites and times as follows:

Boys and Girls Club of Odessa Woodson Unit 1037 E. Murphy St.        Odessa
Boys and Girls Club of Odessa Wilkerson Unit  800 E. 13th St.               Odessa
Third Edition Apartments                                    1201 N. Whitaker           Odessa

To file a complaint of discrimination, write or call immediately to:

Director, Office of Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410
(800) 795-3272 or (202) 720-6382 (TTY)

USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

About the West Texas Food Bank
The West Texas Food Bank (WTFB) is a nonprofit, non-governmental hunger relief organization that distributes donated and purchased food through a network of Partner Agencies in 22 counties throughout West Texas. The WTFB supports the nutritional needs of children, families and senior citizens through strategic partnerships with civic and corporate groups, as well as private donors.

Founded in 1985, the WTFB is a member of Feeding America (feedingamerica.org), the nation’s largest network of hunger relief organizations. In 2011, WTFB fed approximately 791,990 individuals and 183,609 families. Last fiscal year, WTFB provided almost 9 million meals through their efforts. Every dollar donated provides four meals for the hungry, and 95 cents of every dollar goes directly to feed hungry West Texans.

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