L.A.U.S.D Will Offer Free Meals For Children This Summer

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The Los Angeles Unified School District continuing its Summer Food Service Program.

This program provides free and nutritional meals to anyone between the ages of 1 and 18 years old without requiring them to participate in classes or recreational activities.

LAUSD Food Services director Manish Singh said in a press release: “There is a real need for meal service in the summer. More than 80% of our students qualify for either free or reduced-price meals.” If you're interested, or want more information, call 211 or visit the Food Services page at www.achieve.lausd.net/cafela.

Starting Thursday, lunch will be served at select schools that offer the LA's Best Enrichment Program. On Monday, meals will begin at many schools that have Beyond the Bell Youth Services. Additional summer meal service will start on June 19. At most schools, meals will available through July 26, although some campuses will have a shortened calendar.

In addition, through a partnership with the Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks, summer meal service will also be available at 102 municipal sites beginning June 10.

School locations also can be found on the LAUSD website.

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