Dear SCS Families,
For many kids, summertime means food, friends, and fun. For families who count on school breakfast and lunch however, the summer months can be stressful when family food budgets have to stretch even further. Free summer meals, funded by the USDA, are available to kids and teens ages 18 and younger at summer meals sites across Virginia.
Many summer meals sites offer fun learning and recreational activities so kids and teens can eat a healthy meal while staying active and being with friends. Sites are also registered with the USDA and are held at safe local places like schools and libraries.
Free Summer Meal Program Details:
Meals are FREE to children and teens ages 18 and younger who come to a summer meals site
Free summer meals will help families save money and stretch their already tight food budgets
Food served is healthy and follows USDA nutrition guidelines
Summer meals sites are fun, safe places for kids and teens to be active and visit with friends
No application or proof of income needed. You can just bring your child to a summer meals site in our community
ALMS Cafeteria — June 25th to August 2nd, closed July 4th (9:30 am to 10:30 am)
GW Carver Cafeteria– July 16th to July 27th (8 am to 8:30 am)
GW Carver Cafeteria- July 16th to July 27th (11:50 am to 12:20 pm)
ALMS Cafeteria– June 25th to August 2nd, closed July 4th (12:30 pm to 1:00 pm)
Salem Commons (remote site)– June 25th to August 2nd, closed July 4th (12:00 pm to 12:30 pm)
Ramey’s Trailer Park (remote site)– June 25th to August 2nd, closed July 4th (12:00 pm to 12:30 pm)
Oak Park (remote site)– June 25th to August 2nd, closed July 4th (12:00 pm to 12:30 pm)
Salem Public Library — June 25th to August 2nd, closed July 4th (12:00 pm to 12:30 pm)
If you have any questions, please call Dr. Forest I. Jones at 389-0130. We hope to see you this summer at one of these sites!
Dr. Forest I. Jones
Director of Administrative Services
Salem City Schools