Promote Summer Food or Help Start a Site!

Help promote Summer Food with our free outreach materials:


Don’t have a local site? Check out these resources for getting one started and making it successful!

An area is eligible to host a summer food site if a local school has a 50% or more of its students eligible for Free and Reduced Price meals or it can qualify through census tract data.  Even though eligibility may be based on school data, many different organizations can sponsor a meal site.  These organizations include, but are not limited to:

  • Public and private non-profit schools
  • Public and private non-profit residential camps
  • Units of local, municipal, and county level government
  • Local service providers and non-profits
  • Food pantries
Guide to Starting a Summer Food Site
SFSP start-up guide
Summer Food Best Practice Guide
SFSP best practice guide
SFSP Overview for Potential Sponsors
SFSP brochure
Summer Food Activity Guide
SFSP Activity Guide
 Community Outreach Calendar
outreach calendar


Montana Office of Public Instruction– Montana OPI administers the Summer Food Service Program in Montana.

For more information or to learn whether or not your town is eligible to host a summer food site please contact Tirza Asbell, Policy Coordinator at (406) 215-1771 or