Child and Adult Care Food Program
The YMCA is proud to participate in the Child and Adult Care Food Program.
The goal of this program is to increase the YMCA's ability to meet the nutritional
needs of children in our
care by getting reimbursed for meals and
snacks that meet CACFP requirements. In
addition, we promote understanding of the
role of nutrition in the physical, mental and
social health of children and help develop positive
food attitudes and eating behaviors.
By receiving reimbursement for snacks and meals at participating sites, the YMCA is able to provide a more complete and nutritious snack or dinner to children in our child care programs. To participate in this program, the YMCA must meet the following nutritional guidelines:
|Meal||Food Components||Serving Size|
|Lunch/Dinner||Fluid Milk 1||1 Cup|
|Meat/Meat Alternative||2 Ounces|
|Juice or Fruit or
|¾ Cup Total|
|Grains/Breads 2||2 Servings|
(any two items)
|Fluid Milk 1||1 Cup|
|Juice or Fruit or
|Meat/Meat Alternative||1 Ounce|
|Grains/Breads 2||1 Serving|
The following YMCA sites proudly participate in the Child and Adult Food Program:Alton Hall Elementary - Snack
Cherry Creek Y-Club - Snack
Darby Woods Y-Club - Snack
Fairwood Elementary Y-Club - Dinner
Hamilton Elementary Y-Club - Snack
Harmon Elementary Y-Club - Snack
Hilltop Educare Center - AM Snack, Lunch, PM Snack
Eldon Ward Teen Program - Dinner
Hilltonia Teen Program - Dinner
Kae Avenue Elementary Y-Club - Dinner
North Foundations - Snack
North Franklin elementary Y-Club - Snack
Pickaway Co Y Club - Snack
Prairie Lincoln Elementary Y-Club - Snack
Southwest Community Center - Dinner
Southwood Elementary Y-Club - Dinner
Hilltop YMCA Teen Program - Dinner
Valleyview Elementary Y-Club - Dinner
YMCA Early Learning Center - AM Snack, Lunch, PM Snack
YMCA North Branch Y-Club - Snack
YMCA North Foundations - Snack
YMCA St. Ann's Educare Ctr. - Breafast, Lunch, PM Snack
YMCA St. Anthony's Y-Club - Snack
YMCA West Bay Y-Club - Dinner
While all of our Y-Club programs serve a nutritious snack in the afternoon, the YMCA is able to receive reimbursement for the sites above based on the demographic and economic information of the areas served and the families attending.
We truly value the opportunity to assist families in providing a nutritious snack or meal to the children in our programs and to be able to provide families with health, fitness and nutritional information that will help them build good health and eating habits early.
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