Free meals offered through Summer Food Service Program

| May 23, 2013

FORT WAYNE—The Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church/EMBC Community Outreach announced plans to participate in the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP). Free meals will be made available to all children 18 years of age and under and to persons over 18 years who are enrolled in a state-approved educational program for the mentally or physically disabled. Free meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children. There will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service.

In accordance with Federal Law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.

To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call (866) 632-9992 (Voice). Individuals who are hearing impaired or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

It is the policy of the Indiana Department of Education not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disability, in its programs, activities, or employment policies as required by the Indiana Civil Rights Laws (I.C. 22-9-1), Title VI and VII (Civil Rights Act of 1964), the Equal Pay Act of 1973, Title IX (Educational Amendments), Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973), and the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 USCS 12101,et.seq.).

Inquires regarding compliance by the Indiana Department of Education with Title IX and other civil rights laws may be directed to the Human Resources Director, Indiana Department of Education, 151 West Ohio Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204, or by telephone to 317-232-6610, or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, 111 North Canal Street, Suite 1053, Chicago, IL 60606-7204

Glenda Ritz, Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction. 

Free meals will be provided at the sites listed below beginning June 10 and ending Aug. 17:

• Emmanuel MB Church, 2340 Fairfield Ave

• Three Fountains Apts, 4077 Hessen Cassel Road

• Twin Oaks Apts, 2754 E. Paulding Road

• Chapel Oaks Apts., 850 Buchanan Street

• Tamara Gardens Apts, 6825 John Street

• Prestwick Square Apts, 502 Prestwick Square Drive

Free meals will be provided beginning June 10 and ending July 26 at Foster Park, 3900 Old Mill Road.

Free meals will be provided beginning June 17 and ending Aug. 3 at Fort Wayne Urban League, 2135 Hanna St.

Free meals will be provided beginning July 15 and ending July 20 at South Park Baptist Church, 817 East Paulding Road.

Free meals will be provided beginning Aug. 5 and ending Aug. 16 at  the following Fort Wayne Parks:

Weisser Park, 3000 S. Hanna St.

McMillen Park, 3900 Hessen Cassel

McCormick Park, 2300 Raymond & Holly

Kettler Park, 5400 Buell Dr.

For further information contact Pastor Darence Smith at (260) 744-7000 or at 2340 Fairfield Ave., Fort Wayne. IN 46807.


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