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KGH Child Care Center participates in food program


October 22, 2003
Wednesday - 12:50 am

Ketchikan General Hospital Childcare Center is participating in the USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program administered by the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development. Meals will be made available to enrolled children at no separate charge without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.

Parent's income determines the amount of money USDA will reimburse to us to provide meals to enrolled children. The income eligibility guidelines listed below are used to determine our reimbursement from the USDA. Children from households whose monthly income is at or below these levels are eligible to be counted for free or reduced-price meal reimbursement.

Family size  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8
Reduced-price meals $1,729  $2,335  $2,940  $3,546  $4,152  $4,758  $5,364  $5,970 
Free meals  $1,215  $1,641  $2,066  $2,492 $2,918  $3,344  $3,769  $4,195 

For each additional family member add: Reduced price + $606 Free + $426

According to the news release, anyone who believes they have been discriminated against should write immediately to the USDA Director, Office of Civil Rights, Room 326-W, Whitten Building, 14th and Independence Avenue SW, Washington DC, 20250-9410 or call 202/720-5964.




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