ALL MEALS (BREAKFAST & LUNCH) ARE FREE
FOR THE 21/22 SCHOOL YEAR REGARDLESS OF MEAL ELIGIBILITY
State Guidelines require meals to include 3 of the 5 meal components.
All meals include milk, if chosen.
If students want extra milk or to milk to drink with a packed meal, this is considered
an Ala Carte item and must be paid for ($.60).
(State meal requirements do not permit this to be free item.)
Accounts must be current in order to purchase Ala Carte items.
Money may be put on your child’s account by
• the online payment system of Rev-Trak,
• sending in cash or check (preferably) to your child’s school
• dropped off or mailed to:
Food Service Office, Shippensburg Area School District
317 North Morris St, Shippensburg PA 17257
The online payment system can be accessed
through the Skyward Family Access Center-Food Service.
Payment button is in the right hand corner.
A 3.49% convenience fee is added to the total deposit.
Please send questions by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
Or by calling 717.530.2722
Choose your school and then select the type of menu. This is a great tool to view what is being served, nutritional information on each item, carb counts, etc. Specific food allergy information is available tool.
Download the Nutrislice App
Free meals for students not participating in face-to-face instruction
The district is offering free meals for students enrolled in the district, but not participating in face-to-face instruction. To pick up meals, you must complete the form below by clicking on the link. Forms must be submitted by 3:00 PM on Monday for meal pick up between 3:00 pm and 4:00 pm on Wednesday. Meals can be picked up at the high school. You must submit a request each week. You will pick up five lunches and five breakfasts. https://forms.gle/EscbcXcgHVspRrNT7
Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) Information
Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT), will help families cover the cost of breakfasts and lunches their children would have been eligible to receive for free or at reduced price through the National School Lunch Program. The P-EBT program was re-authorized last year to cover the entire 2020-21 school year and has been approved for Pennsylvania by the USDA. Families who are eligible for this program should not need to do anything. The state will be issuing new payments starting sometime this spring on a rolling basis. This information and more can be found on the state’s website.
Here is a short FAQ with Guidance and Resources for P-EBT questions.
Q: How can families check card balances?
A: 1-888-328-7366 or www.connectebt.com
Q: How can a family request a replacement card due to a lost or damaged card?
A: Parent should complete the P-EBT Inquiry Form at https://www.emergencymealsurvey.com/
Q: What should a family do if they believe they should have received a benefit and did not?
A: All parent or guardian inquiries should be directed to the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) Customer Service Line (484-363-2137); or the web form available at https://forms.juvare.com/forms/eb604f74-e01c-463e-82ea-04c416a5c9c5. PDE does not have access to P-EBT information and cannot provide assistance or guidance.
The first issuance of P-EBT benefits for the 2020-21 school year was completed at the end of July 2021, except for students that were newly eligible based on the second data submission for the 2020-21 school year – cards will be mailed to newly eligible students at the end of August/early September.
Parents and guardians are encouraged to visit the DHS P-EBT website: https://www.dhs.pa.gov/coronavirus/Pages/P-EBT-Questions.aspx/. The DHS P-EBT website offers contact information, important dates, answers to frequently asked questions, etc.
NOTE: inquires must be submitted via the Inquiry Form or Resource Line. Inquiries are responded to in the order in which they are received. Parents or guardians should not submit duplicate inquiries as it will delay the resolution process.
APPLY FOR FREE/REDUCED MEALS
MAKE AN ONLINE PAYMENT HERE
Food Service Department Contact Information
The SASD Food Service Department welcomes input from students, parents, administration, and community members. To contact the department, or a specific school cafeteria, please use the information below:
Contact Food Service Department: email@example.com
Telephone: Food Service Secretary Cindy Steele: 530-2722
Chartwells Dining Services:
Jared Ford, Director of Dining Services – 530-2700 ext 1081
SASHS Cafeteria: 530-2730 ext 4033
SAMS Cafeteria: 530-2750 ext 3533
Intermediate Cafeteria: 530-3189 ext 3163
Nancy Grayson Cafeteria: 530-2770 ext 2533
James Burd Cafeteria: 530-2780 ext 2033
SASD Food Service Department
Shippensburg Area School District (SASD) is at the forefront of many new and exciting features in cafeteria food service. Each cafeteria in SASD operates with a slightly different offering for students, based on their grade and age. Contact Information The SASD Food Service Department welcomes input from students, parents, administration, and community members. The “regular” or menued school lunch program is operated under the National School Lunch Program (NSLP). All regular lunches served must meet strict criteria for foods offered, amounts, and nutritional content as stipulated in the Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act of 2010. The NSLP is monitored and audited by both Federal and State agencies. Due to the Federal and State regulation of the NSLP, the regular or menued lunch is exempt from the Wellness Policy.
In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.
Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.
To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:
(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;
(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or
(3) email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.