Free Summer Meals

  •  May 26, 2017

Did you know that free healthy meals are available to kids during the summer? It is very simple; you only have to be 18 years of age or younger to receive free summer meals. You do not have to complete a meal application, live in a certain area or have a certain income to participate in the summer meals program. Kids visiting you from out of state may also enjoy free summer meals.
Where can my kids, family and friends get free nutritious summer meals?
There are many facilities across our state offering free healthy meals such as churches, libraries, schools and apartment complexes. You may also see a summer meals van driving in an area near you. Many of these sites serve breakfast and lunch, some locations also serve snacks and supper.
Please check out the website below, click Summer Food Service Program and enter your zip code. A map will show the name, address, phone number and serving times nearest you where children 18 years of age or younger can enjoy free nutritious summer meals. Https://dhs.arkansas.gov/DCCECE/SNP/WelcomeSNPM.aspx (Click*****Parents - Locate a Special Nutrition Provider Near You!!!***** In the program field selects Summer Food Service Program to find a location). You may also find meal sites anywhere in the US by calling toll free 1-888-4KI-D4AR ext. 4AR (1-888-454-3427 ext. 427) or 1-866-3-HUNGRY (1-877-8-HAMBRE for Spanish speakers) for summer meal locations.

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