The USDA Summer Sunshine Awards acknowledge the outstanding achievements and hard work involved throughout the Western Region states in the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) and the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) Seamless Summer Option (SSO). For summer 2013, the awards:
- Encourage and acknowledge innovation, recognize sponsors who serve hard to reach communities
- Provide recognition to sponsors who have increased the number of summer meals served at its sites
- Provide recognition to sponsors who work closely with organizations to strengthen the summer meals programs in local communities
All sponsors operating the SFSP or NSLP Seamless Summer Option are eligible to apply or be nominated for a 2013 Summer Sunshine Award. For more information on the 2013 Summer Sunshine Awards click here.
To nominate a sponsor or to apply for a 2013 Summer Sunshine Award, complete the Application Package
and submit to ODE CNP, ATTN: Barbara Cracknell, by Friday, September 13, 2013.