For the past twelve years, New York State has provided additional per meal reimbursement each spring to Summer Food Program sponsors. The reimbursement is for breakfasts, lunches, suppers and/or snacks for each meal that meets meal pattern requirements. In addition, camps and migrant sites receive only this State reimbursement for “fourth meal supplements” which are not eligible for federal reimbursement.
State Statute: Chapter 53 of the Laws of 2004
NUMBER OF INDIVIDUALS SERVED: approximately 400,000 per day