FY 2014 Media Release for Non-Pricing Organizations for Child and Adult Care Food Program

The Hamilton Center, Inc, today announced sponsorship of the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) and its policy for providing free and reduced-price meals at no separate charge. Free and reduced-price meals will be provided to participants meeting the approved eligibility criteria. Meals are available to all enrolled participants without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability at the following sites: 500 8th Ave., Terre Haute, IN

Listed below are the USDA Income Eligibility Guidelines which are effective July 1, 2013- June 30, 2014. To be eligible income must be at or below the following:

Household Size Reduced-Price Meals - 185%   Free Meals - 130%
  Annual Monthly Twice Per Month Every Two Weeks Weekly Annual Monthly Twice Per Month Every Two Weeks Weekly
1 21,257 1,772 886 818 409 14,937 1,245 623 575 288
2 28,694 2,392 1,196 1,104 552 20,163 1,681 841 776 388
3 36,131 3,011 1,506 1,390 695 25,389 2,116 1,058 977 489
4 43,568 3,631 1,816 1,676 838 30,615 2,552 1,276 1,178 589
5 51,005 4,251 2,126 1,962 981 35,841 2,987 1,494 1,379 690
6 58,442 4,871 2,436 2,248 1,124 41,067 3,423 1,712 1,580 790
7 65,879 5,490 2,745 2,534 1,267 46,293 3,858 1,929 1,781 891
8 73,316 6,110 3,055 2,820 1,410 51,519 4,294 2,147 1,982 991
For each add'l family member, add 7,437 620 310 287 144 5,226 436 218 201 101

Children who are members of households that receive TANF or Food Stamp benefits, are Head Start Participants, or are Foster children are automatically eligible to receive free meal benefits.

This program, administered by the United States Department of Agriculture and the Indiana Department of Education, Division of School and Community Nutrition Programs gives financial assistance to child care centers so that nutritious meals can be integrated with nonresidential child care services for children.

The goal of the program is to improve the diets of young children and increase the opportunity for children to eat a variety of nutritious foods. The meals and snacks served meet standards established by the United States Department of Agriculture for the Child and Adult Care Food Program. For further information contact: Anita Lascelles, 620 8th Ave. Terre Haute, IN, or at 812-231-8323.