The free summer lunch program in Salina begins this week. The free summer meal program, provided by Salina USD 305, begins today and goes through Friday, July 17th.
According to USD 305, all locations will serve a free summer lunch from 12-12:30 p.m. No meals will be served on Friday, July 3.
Breakfast will be served only at the Sunset and South High School sites from 7:45-8:15 a.m. June 1 through July 2 at Sunset and July 10 at South High School. The annual ribbon-cutting event and Summer Meal Program kickoff will be Thursday, May 28 at 11:55 a.m. at South High School.
The 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
• St. John’s Missionary Baptist Church – 215 S. Chicago, gym door 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
During the 2014 summer program, 3951 breakfasts and 25,145 lunches were served to Salina children at eight open sites and one enrolled site. Coalition partners are USD 305, Heartland Programs, United Way, Church of the Cross, The Salvation Army, Sunrise Presbyterian Church, and The Volunteer Connection.
The free lunches are for all children ages one through eighteen. Adults are welcome to eat for $3.60. Breakfast price for adults is $2.00.
There is no fee or registration required to receive meals. This program is an equal opportunity provider.