PUHSD To Provide Meals for Needy Children

Posted by Community Relations Department on 6/13/2012

Phoenix Union High School District, along with other agencies, will provide breakfast and lunch for needy children 18 years of age and younger at 12 high schools, Monday through Thursday, May 29 – June 27.   Those schools are also summer school sites.

Funded through the U.S. Department of Education food and nutrition programs, the Summer Food Program has, for over three decades, prepared and served more than 3 million meals at as many as 60 sites throughout Phoenix.  Summer lunches are an extension of the National School Lunch Program.

 Meals will be made available to all children 18 years of age and under within the approved geographical area without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation or marital or family status.

Breakfast will be served from 7:30 A.M. until 8:30 A.M., with lunch being served from 10:45 A.M. until 12:45 P.M. Adults are welcome to accompany children and can purchase breakfast for

$2 and lunch for $3.