CPS offers help with students’ meals during shutdown

CPS offers help with students’ meals during shutdown
(Source: Hawaii News Now/file)

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - As the partial government shutdown continues, Cincinnati Public Schools announced its plan to help affected families who may be struggling to pay to provide meals for children.

Chief Communications and Engagement Officer Lauren Worley said if any family’s income is being affected by the government shut down their children may qualify for free meals or reduced fees.

Applications can be completed online at https://www.schoolcafe.com/. Click on “Register Now.” Select your state and school district. Follow the instructions to set up an account for your family by creating a username and password.

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To all of our families: If your family is being affected by the government shut down, please submit a meal benefit...

Posted by Cincinnati Public Schools on Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Worley said if families have any questions about the application, you can call their offices at 513-363-0800.

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