Schools to feed needy students in summer

2013-05-25T00:00:00Z Schools to feed needy students in summerAlexis Huicochea Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
May 25, 2013 12:00 am  • 

While school is out, Tucson-area districts are working to ensure breakfast and lunch programs continue for students in need.

The Summer Food Service Program for Children is a federally funded program that provides free, nutritious breakfast and lunch to children 18 and younger.

More than 60 locations in the Tucson Unified School District will be open for the program from May 28 through July 26. Any child living in the neighborhood of the school or the non-school site is eligible to participate.

Dates and times vary from site to site. For the TUSD schedule, go online to tusd1.org/contents/depart/food/documents/summerschedule.pdf or call 225-4700.

In the Sunnyside Unified School District, nine sites will host the program from May 28 through July 26. Breakfast will be served from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. and lunch from 11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., with the exception of Desert View and Sunnyside high schools, which will offer breakfast from 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. and lunch from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

The program will run Mondays through Thursdays except at the Cherry Avenue Recreation Center, the Boys & Girls Club and the Littletown Recreation Center, which will operate Monday through Friday.

To view the Sunnyside sites, go online to www.susd12.org/content/summer-food-service-program.

In the Amphitheater District, meals will be served at five schools starting June 3 through early July. To view the sites, dates and times, go online to www.amphi.com/ media/3132649/summer_%20meal_program.pdf

The Flowing Wells School District will offer free meals at six schools from June 3 through July 11, with the exception of one, which will operate from May 28 to Aug. 2. For locations, dates and times, call 696-8622.

For information on summer food programs or to find one near you, go to www.azsummerfood. gov/food-site-locations

More information

Amphitheater www.amphi.com/media/3132649/summer_%20meal_program.pdf

Flowing Wells 696-8622

Other summer food programs www.azsummerfood.gov/food-site-locations

Sunnyside: www.susd12.org/content/summer-food-service-program

Tucson Unified: 225-4700 or tusd1.org/contents/depart/food/documents/summerschedule.pdf

Contact reporter Alexis Huicochea at ahuicochea@azstarnet.com or 573-4175. On Twitter @AlexisHuicochea

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