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Berkeley County Schools will again offer free and reduced-price meals

August 13, 2013

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Berkeley County Schools will again offer free and reduced-price meals for participants who are unable to pay the full price for meals or milk served in schools, centers, institutions or homes that participate in the National School Lunch, Breakfast and Snack programs, the Child and Adult Care Food Program, the Summer Food Service Program or in the Special Milk Program.

Application forms are being sent to some homes with a letter to parents, guardians or adult household members, according to a news release from Berkeley County Schools. All parents, guardians or adult household members wishing to apply for free or reduced price meals or free milk may fill out the application form sent home by the school, center, institution or home. Additional copies of the application are available at all sites and county offices.

The information provided on the application will be used only to determine eligibility of the participant or sharing this information with other agencies who sponsor USDA child nutrition programs.

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An application may be submitted at any time during the school year, but must be submitted annually for continued eligibility. Information given on the application may be verified at any time during the school year by school or program officials, the release said.

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