All children are invited to enjoy free lunches again this summer through the Great Northern Services’ Summer Lunch program. Kids can find healthy meals, fun activities, and a chance to see their friends at nine different locations this summer. The 2019 Summer Lunch Program will serve meals Monday through Friday from June 17th to August 8th. (No meal service on July 4th & 5th)
Free lunches will be served this summer as follows:
‒ At the Dunsmuir Community Building at 4841 Dunsmuir Ave, from 1-1:30 p.m.;
‒ In McCloud, at McCloud Elementary School, 332 Hamilton Way, from 12:30–1 p.m.;
‒ In Montague, at Montague Elementary School, 430 E. Prather St, from 12:30–1 p.m.;
‒ At two locations in Mount Shasta: at Sisson Elementary School, 601 E. Alma St, from noon-12:30 p.m. and at the Mt. Shasta City Park from 11:30 a.m. to noon
‒ At the Tulelake Resource Center, 810 Main St, from 12 – 12:30 p.m.
‒ At three locations in Weed: at Bel Air Park from 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.; at Weed Elementary School, 575 White Ave, from 11:30 a.m. to noon; and at Mountain View Apartments, 262 E. Lake Street, from 11-11:30 a.m.;
Download a printable PDF flyer for the 2019 Summer Lunch Schedule.
If you are interested in volunteering for the program, you can sign up to be a Summer Lunch Chef.
Great Northern Services (GNS) sponsors a USDA Summer Food Service Program. Bag lunches are distributed Monday through Friday from June to August. Meals are provided to all children ages 18 and under without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there is no discrimination in the course of the meal service. In 2018 over 7,200 lunches were served.
To learn more about how you can volunteer or help to support the Summer Lunch Program, contact Heather Solus at 530-938-4115 ext 128 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Photos from the 2018 Summer Lunch Program
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