MOUNT CARMEL - The Mount Carmel Area School District is participating in the 2013 summer food service program which provides funds to provide meals for children from low-income families.

The district will operate a lunch program daily Monday to Friday, beginning Monday and running until July 26, 2013, with bus transportation provided to and from the site from all communities in the Mount Carmel Area School District.

Meals are available for all children eligible for the summer food service program free of charge. The meals will be available for all eligible children from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Mount Carmel Area Elementary School.

All eligible children are afforded equal access to the benefits of the summer food service program. In accordance with federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, Room 326-W, Whitten Building, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, or call (202) 720-5964 (voice and TDD). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

For additional information about the summer food service program, please contact the superintendent's office at 339-1500, extension 3121.