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Children’s Free Summer Meals at 9 Sites in Salina

KSAL StaffMay 20, 2014
The free lunches are for all children ages one through eighteen. Adults are welcome to eat for $3.50.

USD 305 is inviting children over to lunch during the summer.

Superintendent Bill Hall tells KSAL News that the continuation of the free summer meal program will swing into action on Tuesday May 27th, “Last year we had over 3,900 breakfast and over 25,000 lunches that were served,” he said.

“This year we’ve added South High School as a free lunch site as well.”

The free lunches are for all children ages one through eighteen and adults are welcome to eat for $3.50 per meal.

USD 305 Food & Nutrition Services Director Cindy Foley says they hope more children will come in, “There’s a lot of children that could take advantage of the program that we want to reach,” she said.

USD 305 Free Summer Meal serving sites are:

Heusner Elementary, 1300 Norton, northwest doors by art room

Oakdale Elementary – 811 E. Iron, west doors off Penn Street

Schilling Elementary – 3121 Canterbury, side door by gym

Sunset Elementary – 1510 W. Republic, north doors off of playground

Cottonwood Elementary – 215 S. Phillips, Baker Street entrance

Kennedy Early Learning Center – 700 Jupiter, north double doors off Venus Street

Church of the Cross – 1600 Rush, southeast door

Salvation Army – 1137 N. Santa Fe, front door

South High School – 730 E. Magnolia (West doors marked Student Entrance)

All sites except Cottonwood will serve a free summer lunch from 11:30am to Noon, Monday through Friday.
Cottonwood and South High will serve free lunches from 12-12:30 p.m. No meals will be served on Friday, July 4.

Breakfast will be served only at the Cottonwood site from 7:45-8:15 a.m. June 2 through July 3. Breakfast price for adults is $1.75. There is no fee or registration required to receive meals.

During the 2013 summer program, 3,925 breakfasts and 25,695 lunches were served to Salina children at eight open sites and one enrolled site.

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