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Tours Offer Chance to Learn More About Child and Adult Care Food Program

October 18, 2017 – The South Carolina Department of Social Services is partnering with End Child Hunger SC and S.C. Afterschool Alliance to mark October 23 through 27 as End Child Hunger SC Week this year and to celebrate Lights on After School on October 26.

Media will have three opportunities to tour sites that offer afterschool activities and participate in Child and Adult Care Food Program, a federally funded program DSS administers. It provides meal reimbursements to qualifying entities for serving nutritious meals.

1. Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017
Colleton County Library
600 Hampton Street
Walterboro, S.C. 29488
Sponsor: Colleton County Council
Meal Service Time: 5 p.m.

2. Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017
Live, Love, and Grow Learn Center
1705 S. Irby St.
Florence, S.C. 29501
Sponsor: Vision Educational Center
Meal Service Time: 1 p.m.

3. Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017
Norman Arnold Unit-Boys and Girls Club of the Midlands
1100 S. Holly St.
Columbia, S.C. 29205
Sponsor: The School of Hope Christian Academy
Meal Service Time: 4:30 p.m.

For more information on CACFP, visit http://bit.ly/2mFE9kN or call 1-888-834-8096 or (803) 898-0959.

For more activities planned for End Child Hunger SC week, visit www.endchildhungersc.org or contact
Ashley Page at (803) 250-1806 or info@endchildhungersc.org.

For more information about the S.C. Afterschool Alliance, visit www.scafterschool.com.