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Mission Nutrition


Mission Nutrition
for ages 1-18

At the Saginaw YMCA: 
Healthy Food and Activity

Click for menu April 2019
Click for schedule April 2019

Currently, we serve dinner with the afterschool program at Boys & Girls Clubs – KidsCampUs site and snacks at 3 schools for the Girls on the Run program.


Click for:  Y Food Program – Site Application


-Meals Served in 2018: 
15,774 Lunches & Suppers
8,543 Snacks (new in 2018)

-Meals Served in 2017 (year one):  7,264

Mission Nutrition is a YMCA food program created to fight hunger and address food insecurity in the Saginaw County area. This program provides healthy snacks and meals and distributes food to youth, households, and non-profits in the community.


-1 in 6 children may not know where they are getting their next meal.

-Saginaw County has a 14.7% food insecurity rate. The state of Michigan has a 15.1% food insecurity rate.

-84% of households report buying the cheapest food rather than healthy food
in order to provide enough to eat.

-20% of children in households at risk of hunger may be forced to rely exclusively on charitable organizations to make ends meet.

Youth Triathlon participants

USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/parental status, income derived from a public assistance program, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity, in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA (not all bases apply to all programs). Remedies and complaint filing deadlines vary by program or incident.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.) should contact the responsible Agency or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program discrimination complaint, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, AD-3027, found online at How to File a Program Discrimination Complaint and at any USDA office or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by: (1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; (2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or (3) email: program.intake@usda.gov.

USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer, and lender.

Press Release 06-08-18

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