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2019 Summer Youth Food Service Program

Post Date:06/07/2019 8:51 AM

SummerMealsBeginning Monday, June 10, free cold breakfasts and lunches will be served to youth ages 1 to 18 years old on a first-come, first-served basis at locations throughout the city. Breakfast and lunch will be available daily, Monday through Friday, through August 16 (no service July 4).

There are no residency or income-based restrictions to participate in the program. Free meals are available to all youth, but meals must be eaten on site and parents must accompany young children.

Meal sites include:

  • Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center, 1655 Foster St., park grounds
  • Mason Park, Church Street at Florence Avenue
  • Robert Crown Community Center, 1701 Main St., park grounds
  • King Arts School, 2424 Lake St., gymnasium
  • McGaw YMCA, 1000 Grove St., basement
  • Oakton School, 436 Ridge Ave., cafeteria
  • Dewey School, 1551 Wesley Ave., cafeteria
  • Salvation Army, 1403 Sherman Ave., cafeteria (first four weeks only)

Breakfast will be served from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. at Fleetwood-Jourdain Center, Robert Crown Center, King Arts School, Oakton School and Dewey School.

Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Fleetwood-Jourdain Center, Mason Park, McGaw YMCA and the Salvation Army, and from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Robert Crown Center, Oakton School, Dewey School and King Arts School.

The Summer Food Service Program is funded by a grant from the Illinois State Board of Education. Menus are available at the Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center and on site at each location. For more information, please call 847-448-8254. 

Para información en español acerca del programa de servicio de comida durante el verano llame o envié un mensaje de texto al 847-448-4311.

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