Miami, Fla. – The Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County WIC Program and the Summer BreakSpot program will provide free lunches to children during the summer, from June 12, 2017 to August 18, 2017 at various WIC clinics in Miami-Dade County.
The program is part of the National Summer Food Service Program, a federally funded program operated by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and administered in Florida by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. These mobile Summer BreakSpot sites are made possible through the summer food sponsorship of the Sisters for Abundant Living, a South Florida nonprofit organization. Many community partners, dedicated staff, and volunteers collaborate together to ensure that kids and teens in the county have access to these meals and engaging activities in the summer months.
Families can find sites near them via texting “FoodFL” to 877-877, by accessing the website www.summerfoodflorida.org, or by calling 2-1-1. There are no income requirements or registration. Anyone age 18 or younger may come to eat. The mobile Summer BreakSpot program will visit select WIC sites, Monday to Friday from June 12th to August 18th, at the following locations and times:
WIC North Miami (14101 NW 8th Ave., North Miami, FL 33168) – Lunch, 11:00am-12:00pm
WIC Little Haiti Health Center (300 NE 80th Terrace, Miami, FL 33138) – Lunch, 12:30pm-1:30pm
WIC Frederica Wilson & Juanita Mann Center (2520 NW 75th St., Miami, FL 33147) – Lunch, 11:00am -12:00pm
WIC West Perrine Health Center (18255 Homestead Ave., Perrine, FL 33157) – Lunch, 11:00am -12:00pm
CHI Doris Ison Health Center WIC (Goulds) (10300 SW 216TH St., Miami, FL 33190) – Lunch, 12:30am-1:30pm
CHI Naranja Health Center WIC (13805 SW 264TH St., Naranja, FL 33032) – Lunch, 2:00pm-3:00pm
WIC Florida City (753 West Palm Drive, Florida City, FL 33034) – Lunch, 11:00am-12:00pm
The meals are served on a first-come first-served basis, and the most current times and locations of food service can be found at www.summerfoodflorida.org.
For more information about the WIC Program at the Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County please visit www.FloridaWIC.org or call (786) 336-1300 for WIC appointments.
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