Summer feeding program


As Dreamcatchers and STEAM camps continue through July, the Blount County Education Foundation and Blount County Schools are also gearing up for the summer feeding program to go along with the camps.

Since March when schools were forced to shut their doors, Blount County schools has provided 55,754 lunches for 12,406 students.

“We are just so thrilled we are getting to have some summer programs and do the feeding as a part of it,” said Mitchie Neel, director of the Blount County Education Foundation.

Breakfast and lunch will be offered at all elementary schools (see chart for dates and times).

The summer feeding program ensures that students enrolled in the Blount County System continue to get nutritious meals that foster healthy eating habits.

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