What Information Is Requested on a Free Lunch Application?


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An application for free lunch from the United States Department of Agriculture requires the names of all children in the household from infants up to grade 12, along with the children's' statuses as students, foster children, homeless migrants or runaways. The application also asks whether or not any household members participate in the SNAP food stamps program or receive other types of public assistance; a place is provided on the application for the case number for SNAP or public assistance.

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The application requires that all income in the household be revealed, including any income from children. The application asks for the names of all household members, including first and last names, earnings from work and how often the person is paid. Retirement income and pension income must also be noted. There is a place for entering the last four digits of the primary wage earner's Social Security number and the total of household members, including both children and adults.

The application requires that an adult signature is provided, and the adult signing the form must also provide an address, daytime phone number and the date the application was filled out. There is also a spot for indicating ethnicity and race on the bottom of the application.

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