CCSD free meals for students to continue through 2021-22 school year

Charleston County News

CHARELSTON, S.C. (WCBD) – The Charleston County School District (CCSD) on Tuesday announced that free breakfasts and lunches will be available to all students through the 2021-22 school year.

The initiative is made possible by recent U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Services waivers, which will provide “a targeted set of flexibilities” and “higher-than-normal meal reimbursements” to CCSD schools.

Healthy meals have a “strong emphasis on… fruits and vegetables, fluid milk, whole grains, and moderate calorie levels.”

Since September 8, 2020, CCSD has served over 4.5 million meals.

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