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The Pennsylvania Department of Education is continuing to provide sites where children can get free nutritious meals through the 2020 Summer Food Service Program.

While some sites will conclude food programs as early as this week, a spokesman for PDE said others will continue into September.

Scheduled to continue food distribution through June 4 is First Presbyterian Church of Avonmore.

Sites scheduled to continue food distribution through June 5 include Chevy Chase Center; Homer-Center Elementary School; Calvary Baptist Church, Clymer; Dixonville Wesleyan Church; Penns Manor Area Elementary School, Kenwood; Clymer Volunteer Fire Company hall; Cherryhill Township Volunteer Fire Department hall; Pine Township Volunteer Fire Department hall; Purchase Line High School; Arcadia Post Office; Kinport Assembly of God; Cookport Fairgrounds; Gardner Hall, Commodore; Lighthouse Church, Starford; Glen Campbell American Legion; Burnside Handi Mart; and Mr. Ed’s Welding, Mahaffey.

Sites scheduled to continue food distribution through June 30 include Indiana Area Senior High School; Ben Franklin Elementary School; Marion Center Area’s Rayne and W.A. McCreery elementary schools; Blairsville Senior High School; Saltsburg Junior-Senior High School; Northern Cambria Elementary-Middle School; and Harmony Area Junior-Senior High School, Westover.

Sites scheduled to continue food distribution through Sept. 30 include Apollo-Ridge High School, Spring Church; and Owens Field in Apollo.

Last year, Pennsylvania children received more than 4.5 million meals from approximately 2,400 food program sites, with $13.5 million in USDA support.