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Food 4 Kids Program Now Taking Sign Ups Through Area Schools

Hayward Community Food Shelf

Press Release

ATTENTION PARENTS: If your child attends one of the Hayward public schools, LCO schools, Northern Lights Christian Academy or St. Francis Mission school or is home schooled through one of those schools and will need food assistance this summer, now is the time to sign up for Hayward Community Food Shelf’s Food 4 Kids Summer program. Informational sheet/permission slips are available through the schools and their websites and Facebook pages as well as at the Shelf, its website and Facebook page. Forms should be submitted to your child’s school. Late enrollment forms may be submitted directly to HCFS.

HCFS will provide over 20 pounds of food each month to each participant. F4K boxes will be available at HCFS starting Saturday, June 3rd and can be picked up by parents each month during the summer. To make arrangements for your child’s F4K box to be picked up by someone else, please call 715-634-4237.

HCFS is located at 16216W Highway 63S in Hayward. HCFS is open every Monday and the first Saturday of the month from 9:00 am until noon. (Note: The Food Shelf will be closed July 3rd for the 4th of July holiday.)

F4K is part of the Hayward Community Food Shelf’s program of providing food assistance to those in need. This program is in addition to the general program offered each month to families. Like all HCFS programs, this program is totally funded through donations and totally operated by volunteers.

Questions about the program may be directed to the Hayward Community Food Shelf at 715-634-4237 (hcfs) or

Donations to help defray the cost of the program may be sent to the Hayward Community Food Shelf at PO Box 779, Hayward, WI 54843 or by credit card through the website (


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