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Partner with the South Cumberland Summer Meal Program in Summer 2019

Posted on Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 11:47 am

The University of the South’s Office of Civic Engagement and McClurg Dining Hall in partnership with South Cumberland Community Fund announce their sponsorship of the 2019 Summer Food Service Program (SFSP). The SFSP program is administered in Tennessee by the Department of Human Services under an agreement with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Popularly known as the South Cumberland Summer Meal Program, the meal sessions will begin June 3 and end July 31.


Meals will be provided to all children without charge. Acceptance and participation requirements for the program and all activities are the same for all regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. If your organization is interested in becoming a meal site or for more information, email We welcome summer reading, sports and enrichment programs, vacation bible school, libraries etc., to partner with us. All partner sites must be within a 40 minute drive from the University of the South. If you are a partner site or would like to become one, USDA requires mandatory attendance at one of the following Information and Training Sessions held on University of the South’s campus:


April 1, 2019 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. at McClurg Dining Hall A, B, C rooms

April 3, 2019 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. at Center for Leadership in Jessie Ball duPont Library


For more information contact Sarah Hess by email to <> or call (931) 308-4726.