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USDA Summer Meal Program

USDA Summer Meal Program 2014

Lunch is served Mon-Friday 12-12:30 pm

Metro Parks Tacoma announces the sponsorship of the Simplified Summer Food Program for Children. Meals will be made available at no charge to attending children 18 years of age and younger.

The program provides lunch at the sites listed below from 12-12:30 pm, Monday-Friday, June 16 through August 22.

Metro Parks Tacoma encourages participation by all regardless of race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or ability.

The U.S Department of Agriculture prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual's income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department. (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.)

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint filing cust.html or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at program.intake@usda.qov.

Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish).

Metro Parks Tacoma and the USDA are equal opportunity providers and employers.

The six protected classes in the CACFP are: race, color, national origin, sex, age, and disability.

Meals will be provided at the following sites
from June 16 to August 22:


Franklin Park
1201 S. Puget Sound Ave., Tacoma Wa 98405
Lunch:  Monday-Friday 12-12:30 pm
Contact: Adrienne Chaney, (253) 442-4872   

Jefferson Park
801 N. Mason Ave., Tacoma WA 98406
Lunch:  Monday-Friday 12-12:30 pm
Contact: Adrienne Chaney, (253) 442-4872   

Peoples Community Center
1602 MLK Jr. Way , Tacoma, WA 98405
Lunch:  Monday-Friday 12-12:30 pm
Contact: Adrienne Chaney, (253) 442-4872   

Portland Ave. Park
3513 Portland Ave., Tacoma WA 98404
Lunch:  Monday-Friday 12-12:30 pm
Contact: Adrienne Chaney, (253) 442-4872   

SERA Playground
6002 S. Adams St., Tacoma WA 98409
Lunch:  Monday-Friday 12-12:30 pm
Contact: Adrienne Chaney, (253) 442-4872   

South Park
4851 S. Tacoma Way, Tacoma WA 98409
Lunch:  Monday-Friday 12-12:30 pm
Contact: Adrienne Chaney, (253) 442-4872   

Titlow Park
8425 6th Ave., Tacoma WA 98465
Lunch:  Monday-Friday 12-12:30 pm
Contact: Adrienne Chaney, (253) 442-4872   

Verlo Playfield (formerly known as McKinley Playfield)
4321 McKinley Ave., Tacoma WA 98404
Lunch:  Monday-Friday 12-12:30 pm
Contact: Adrienne Chaney, (253) 442-4872   

Wapato Park
6500 S. Sheridan Ave., Tacoma WA 98408
Lunch:  Monday-Friday 12-12:30 pm
Contact: Adrienne Chaney, (253) 442-4872   

Wright Park
501 S. I St., Tacoma WA 98405
Lunch:  Monday-Friday 12-12:30 pm
Contact: Adrienne Chaney, (253) 442-4872   


Additional free meal sites may be available throughout Tacoma as provided by organizations other than Metro Parks.