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Free or Reduced-Price Meals

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How to Apply for Free or Reduced-Price Meals

The District provides three different ways for families to submit the Free or Reduced-Price Meal Application: 

Approval and Questions 

If you do not receive a denied/approval letter within one week OR if you have questions, please get in touch with Nutrition Services at (717) 225-4731 ext. 3025 or email to avoid charges to your child's account.  

Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer

Due to the COVID-19 health emergency, children who are eligible for free or reduced-priced meals at school will receive extra food benefits to cover the period of the summer of 2023. These food benefits are called Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer or P-EBT benefits. P-EBT benefits help families in Pennsylvania buy food during the summer.

Pennsylvania - Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) – Summer 2023 Family Guide

Sample Letters - Only families of eligible students will receive the letter from the Department of Human Services.

Family Letter - PEBT 2023 - English - sample only

Family Letter - PEBT 2023 - Español - sample only

 P-EBT Inquiry Portal