Free Summer Food Service Program
Begin Date: June 26, 2012
End Date: August 17, 2012
The Beaverton School District Nutrition Services Department is sponsoring a Summer Food Service Program from June 18 - August 17, 2012 to provide meals to children ages 18 years and younger at no charge.
Nineteen school and several community sites will be participating in the program. No application or registration is necessary for participation. Meals for adults/parents will be available for $3.00.
Lunches will be served Monday - Friday, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the following sites:
Elementary Schools: Aloha-Huber Park, Barnes, Beaver Acres, Chehalem, Elmonica, Fir Grove, Greenway, Hazeldale, Kinnaman, McKay, McKinley,Raleigh Hills, Vose and William Walker
Middle Schools: Conestoga, Five Oaks, Whitford
High Schools: Beaverton, Health & Science
In addition, lunches will be delivered to the following mobile site locations this summer:
Saturday lunch meals provided by St. Matthew Lutheran Church will be served at Barnes Elementary, Beaver Acres Elementary, Vose Elementary, and St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 10390 SW Canyon Road from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
The Summer Meal Program ensures all children have the opportunity to eat healthy food during the summer months when they can’t eat at school.
Approximately one in five children in Oregon are food insecure. Children who are hungry are more likely to be in poor health and less likely to form friendships, to be curious, and to learn.Summer meal programs respond to this problem. More than 1.8 million nutritious meals were served last summer at more than 700 locations across Oregon. The meals, along with positive enrichment activities, help ensure kids return to school healthy and ready to learn
For more information on lunch schedules and days of service, please visit the District’s Nutrition Services web site.
To find a meal site near you, call 1-800-SAFENET (toll free) or visit www.SummerFoodOregon.org. This online resource shows maps of summer food sites across the state, serving times and local contact information.
Questions? Please contact Val Bako, at 503-591-4433.