KHA and Partners to Provide Meals to Afterschool Programs

Jacksonville, Fla. – The Kids Hope Alliance (KHA), U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Florida Department of Health/Bureau of Child Nutrition Programs have partnered to provide approximately 2,500 children with free nutritious snacks and supper meals during after-school hours at the 37 locations listed below.

33rd Street Police Athletic League 2165 West 33rd. St. 32209

America’s Little Leaders 1527 Gandy St. 32208

Balis Community Center 1513 LaSalle St. 32207

Boys and Girls Club at Impact Christian Academy 8985 Lone Star Rd. 32211

Clanzel T. Brown Community Center 4545 Moncrief Rd. 32209

Cornerstone Day School 9039 Beach Blvd. 32216

Dinsmore Community Center 7126 Civic Club Dr. 32219

Don’t Miss A Beat at Edith Brown Ford 2839 W. Beaver St. 32254

East Side Police Athletic League 1050 Franklin St. 32206

Emmett Reed Community Center 1093 W. 6th St. 32206

Father’s H.A.R.B.O.R. 4519 Beach Blvd. 32207

Henry T. Jones Community Center 3856 Grant Rd. 32207

Johnnie Walker Community Center 2500 W. 20th St. 32209

Joshua Christian Academy 924 St. Clair St. 32254

Julian Barrs Community Center 10151 Crystal Springs Rd. 32221

Legends Community Center 5130 Soutel Dr. 32208

MaliVai Washington Kids Foundation 1096 West 6th St. 32209

Mallison Park Police Athletic League 441 Day Ave. 32254

Mary Lena Gibbs Community Center 6974 Wilson Blvd., 32210

Mitchell Community Center 1010 Acorn St. 32209

Monument Police Athletic League 3450 Monument Rd. 32225

NFL YET Boys & Girls Club 555 W. 25th St. 32206

River City Science Academy Elementary 7450 Beach Blvd. 32216

River City Science Academy Innovations 8313 Baycenter Rd. 32256

River City Science Academy Middle/High 7565 Beach Blvd. 32216

Sanctuary on 8th Street 120 Eight Street E 32206

THD 24 Hr. Christian Learning Center 5013 Broadway Ave. 32254

The Boys & Girls Club at Southwind Villas 8711 Newton Rd. Bldg. 14 32216

The Bridge Boys & Girls Club 1824 Pearl St. 32206

The Carpenter’s Shop 1601 University Blvd. 32211

Victory Pointe Boys & Girls Clubs 6750 Ramona Blvd.32205

Vision of Excellence at McGirts Creek 8435 118th St. 32244

Wayman Academy of the Arts 1176 Labelle St. 32205

Westside Community Center 1061 Line St. 32209

Woodland Acres Boys and Girls Clubs 191 Pecan St. 32211

YMCA Afterschool at Somerset Prep Academy 1429 Broward Rd. 32218
In addition, there is one new site––the Visionary Dreamers of Today Learning Center Inc., 1129 Arlington Rd. 32211–effective Monday, Nov. 4 through May 29.

The meals are provided through the Child Care Food Program (CCFP), a USDA-funded program. To qualify as a site through the CCFP program, 50 percent or more of the children attending the school must be on the free or reduced lunch program and the after-school program must include both academic and enrichment components.

To learn more about the Afterschool Meals Program, visit www.kidshopealliance.org or call (904) 255-4400.