A number of area schools have announced their participation in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Summer Food Service Program, established to ensure that low-income children continue to receive nutritious meals when school is not in session. Free meals are provided to all children 18 years old and under at approved SFSP sites in areas with significant concentrations of low-income children.
Free meals will be served at the North Judson-San Pierre Elementary School Cafeteria June 10 through July 11 with breakfast served from 7:45 to 8:45 a.m. and lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. No meals will be served on July 4 or July 5. Adults who don’t fit the eligibility for a free meal but would like to eat a nutritious meal at the site can eat breakfast for $1 and lunch for $2.
From June 3 through Aug. 9, Culver High School will provide breakfast from 7:45 a.m. to 9 a.m., and lunch from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Beginning June 3 through July 12, the former Monterey Elementary School will provide lunch from 12 to 12:30 p.m. The Ora Gospel Chapel Church will offer lunch from 12:15 to 12:45 p.m. ET June 4–28, Aubbeenaubee Township Community Building will provide lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 3 through July 26, and the Culver Public Library will provide lunch from 11:15 to 11:45 a.m. Adults who do not qualify for free meals can pay $1.50 for breakfast or $3 for lunch. All meals must be eaten on site.
The Oregon-Davis School Corporation will be also participating in the Summer Food Program this year June 10–July 11. Free lunch will be offered to students 18 years of age and younger Monday through Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to noon ET at the Oregon-Davis Elementary School. All students are welcome without residential or financial stipulations. If adults aged 19 and older would like to have a nutritious lunch, the cost will be $2.
The Knox Community School Corporation will once again offer breakfast and lunch to area youngsters this summer. The Summer Feeding Program starts on Monday, June 3 and continues through Thursday, July 25. All meals will be served in the Knox High School cafeteria. Breakfast will be available from 7:15 until 8:15 each weekday morning. Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. until noon. Free meals will be available to children ages 18 and under and to persons over age 18 who are enrolled in a state-approved educational program for the mentally or physically disabled.