Success Starts Here | Feb 25, 2021

The North Penn School District (NPSD) is proud to announce that its School Nutrition Services (SNS) Department recently served its 1 millionth free meal to students during the COVID-19 pandemic. In March of 2020 when statewide shutdowns were mandated for schools in Pennsylvania, NPSD wasted no time in developing a strategy and solution to ensure that its students in need would have access to nutritious meals. Led by coordinator Melissa Froehlich under the federally funded USDA Summer Food Service Program. North Penn’s SNS Department worked round the clock to put together grab-and-go breakfast and lunch meals to be distributed to students at select locations throughout the district. With each new mandate and guideline put in place, SNS employees quickly adapted, thinking outside of the box and going above and beyond to keep students fed.

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