Summer feeding help open to St. John groups

Published 12:05 am Saturday, May 2, 2015

LAPLACE — Second Harvest Food Bank is operating the summer feeding program in the Greater New Orleans area this year and is looking for partners in St. John the Baptist Parish.

The ten-week program will run from June 1 through Aug. 7.

The Summer Feeding program is free and open to non-profit summer camps and summer enrichment programs.

Meals are prepared fresh in the Harvest Community Kitchen, delivered free of charge and meet or exceed USDA nutritional guidelines.

Children enrolled in the programs receive breakfast and lunch daily throughout the ten-week program.

The Summer Feeding Program is offered through a partnership with the Department of Education and the USDA, as part of the Child Nutrition Act.

For more information about qualifications and application process, call Kim Krupa or Tanya O’Reilly at 504-734-1322.

To learn more about Summer Feeding, Kids Cafe and other children’s programs, the overall mission of Second Harvest Food Bank or to volunteer, visit