The Supper Program
Richmond County Nutrition Services is not only offering students the nutritious breakfast, lunch, and snack they need, but a supper meal is also an option. When school is out and parents are still at work, children need a safe place to be with their friends, with structured activities, and supportive adults. After-school programs that serve supper draw children and teenagers into constructive activities that are safe, fun and filled with opportunities for learning. The supper meals give them the nutrition they need to focus, learn, play and grow.
Annually, Richmond County offers supper at an average of nine sites to help students, and their families, access healthier, nutritious food. Sites are determined on an as needed basis and request. The meal is at no cost for those participating in approved academic after-school activities thanks to funding provided by the Child and Adult Care food program (CACFP) administered by DECAL.
The nine sites offering supper meals during the 2019-2020 school year were Butler High, Reaching Potential through Manufacturing (RPM), Performance Learning Center, Innovation Academy, Richmond Hill K8, Meadowbrook Elementary, Diamond Lakes Elementary, Garrett Elementary, and Barton Chapel Elementary. All sites offer delicious supper meals Monday-Friday which are composed of an entrée (meat & grain), vegetable side, fruit side, and milk.