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Food for People’s Children’s Summer Lunch Program operates June through August when school (and school lunch) is out. Sites for Summer 2017 are posted below.
|SITE||LOCATION||DATES||DAY & TIME|
|Arcata Elementary School||2400 Baldwin St. - Arcata||6/26-8/18||M-F (12:00-12:45pm)|
|Camp Odyssey B&G Club||4556 Valley West Blvd. - Arcata||7/10-8/4||M-F (12:00-1:00pm)|
|Redwood Park||Redwood Lodge, 12th St. entrance - Arcata||6/19-8/25||M-F (12:30-1:00pm)|
|Trinity Baptist Church||2450 Alliance Rd. - Arcata||5/19-8/25||M-F (12:00-1:00pm)|
|Boys & Girls Club||3117 Prospect Ave. - Eureka||6/26-8/18||M-F (1:00-2:00pm)|
|Boys & Girls Teen Center||3015 J St. - Eureka||6/26-8/18||M-F (2:00-3:00pm)|
|Cooper Gulch Park||Myrtle & 8th St. - Eureka||6/19-8/11||MWF (12:00-12:45pm)|
|Ink People||525 7th St. - Eureka||6/20-8/25||T-F (12:00-1:00pm)|
|Sequoia Park||3414 W. St. - Eureka||6/19-8/11||T & TH (12:00-12:45pm)|
|Food for People||307 W.14th St. - Eureka||6/19-8/25||M-F (12:00-1:00pm)|
|John Ryan Youth Center||1653 J St. - Eureka||6/19-8/11||M-F (12:00-12:45pm)|
|Morris Graves||636 F St. - Eureka||varies||M-F (11:00-11:30pm)|
|Lutheran Church||425 Shaw Rd. - Ferndale||6/19-8/25||M-F (11:30-12:30pm)|
|Excel Summer Day Camp||2089 Newburg Rd. - Fortuna||6/19-7/14||M-F (12:45-1:30pm)|
|Fortuna Summer Fun||5 Park St., Rohner Park - Fortuna||6/19-7/7 &7/23-8/25||M-F (12:00-1:00pm)|
|Newburg Park||2700 Newburg Rd. - Fortuna||7/10-7/21||M-F (12:00-1:00pm)|
|Hoopa Tribal Education Association||47 Orchard Ave. - Hoopa||7/5-8/24||M-Th (varies)|
|Manila Community Park||Park and Lupin - Manila||6/19-7/21||M-F (12:00-12:30pm)|
|Mac Teen Center||1609 Pickett Rd. - McKinleyville||6/26-8/18||M-F (12:00-1:00pm)|
|Rio Dell Fireman's Park||W. Center & Wildwood Ave. - Rio Dell||5/19-8/25||M-F (12:15-12:45pm)|
|Scotia School||417 Church St. - Scotia||5/19-8/25||M-F (1:00-1:30pm)|
|Dream Quest Willow Creek||100 Country Club Dr., Ste B - Willow Creek||6/26-8/25||M-F (12:00-1:00pm)|
Click here to download our 2017 Children's Summer Lunch flyer with all sites and the lunch menu rotation. Click here for the same flyer in Spanish.
More about Children's Summer Lunch
The Children’s Summer Lunch Program provides a free sack lunch to low-income children on summer weekdays. During each summer we typically distribute between 15,500 and 17,500 lunches lunches at 21 sites throughout the county. Children 18 and younger may participate in the program by going to a designated lunch site during the meal service. No pre-registration for lunch is required.
56% of all Humboldt County school children qualify for the free or reduced-price lunch program during the school year, but what do they eat when school is out? The Children’s Summer Lunch Program represents the nutritional link between the end of one school year and the beginning of another. Food for People partners with local parks and recreation programs, community centers and volunteers to provide healthy sack lunches at locations around the county.
Lunches are prepared daily by intergenerational volunteers at the Humboldt Senior Resource Center and then delivered by Food for People staff and community volunteers to all of the lunch sites. Humboldt Transit Authority transports lunches each summer weekday on Southbound buses to Fortuna, Loleta, Rio Dell, and Scotia and UPS transports lunches Eastbound to Willow Creek and Hoopa. Collectively, staff and volunteers drive over 500 miles each day delivering meals to the distribution sites.
If you have questions about our Children's Summer Lunch program, contact our Child Nutrition Programs Coordinator at (707) 445-3166, extension 309 or email ChildNutrition@foodforpeople.org.
For more information, please call Food for People’s Child Nutrition Programs Coordinator at (707) 445-3166 ext. 309 or email email@example.com.
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