Free Summer Food Program
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: April 28, 2022
Free Summer Food Program
RIVERSIDE, CA –
The City of Riverside Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department will be providing a free summer food program beginning Tuesday, May 31, 2022, concluding on Friday, August 5, 2022. The program is funded by the California Department of Education Nutrition Services Grant. The program will not be offered on Monday, May 30 and Monday, July 4. Meals are free for youth ages 18 and younger and are served on a first-come, first-served basis. Below are the locations and serving times. Whereas, in the last two years, participants were allowed to pick-up their meals and enjoy them off-site, this year that is not an option and all participants must remain on-site until meals have been consumed.
Vegetarian Meals are available with advance notice (at least 24 hours), by arranging with serving site staff.
Meal Site Address Serving Time___
Bobby Bonds Park 2060 University Avenue Noon – 1:30 p.m.
Bordwell Park 2008 MLK Boulevard 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Bryant Park 7950 Philbin Street Noon – 1:30 p.m.
Hunt Park 4015 Jackson Street Noon – 1:30 p.m.
La Sierra Park 5215 La Sierra Avenue Noon – 1:30 p.m.
Lincoln Park 4261 Park Avenue 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Nichols Park 5505 Dewey Avenue 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Patterson Park 1846 Linden Street 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Reid Park 701 N. Orange Street Noon – 1:30 p.m.
Villegas Park 3091 Esperanza Street Noon – 1:30 p.m.
USDA Nondiscrimination Statement
SNAP and FDPIR State or local agencies, and their sub-recipients, must post the following Nondiscrimination Statement:
In accordance with Federal Civil Rights Law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, religious creed, disability, age, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.
Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.
To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at:
http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:
(1) Mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;
(2) Fax: (202) 690-7442; or
(3) e-Mail: [email protected].
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
For additional information about the 2022 Summer Food Program, please call (951) 826-2435.