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The Special Milk Program

SERVICE/SUPPORT TYPEThe Special Milk Program
AGENCYThe US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service
COSTThe school may elect to offer the program for free to low-income children
ELIGIBILITY SUMMARYSpecial Milk Program | Food and Nutrition Service (usda.gov)
WEB LINKSpecial Milk Program | Food and Nutrition Service (usda.gov)
APPLICATIONContact the child’s school, camp, or childcare institution to find out if it participates in the Special Milk Program.
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ADDITIONAL INFO“Provides milk to children in schools, child care institutions and eligible camps that do not participate in other federal child nutrition meal service programs” (Special Milk Program (SMP) Fact Sheet | Food and Nutrition Service (usda.gov)) and provides “milk to children in half-day pre-kindergarten and kindergarten programs where children do not have access to the school meal programs”
Special Milk Program | Food and Nutrition Service (usda.gov)

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