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Friday, June 08, 2018 11:22 am

Verbatim: FWCS summer meals offered through July

The Journal Gazette

Fort Wayne Community Schools issued this news release today:

Fort Wayne Community Schools is again sponsor the Summer Food Service Program for Children (SFSPC) providing free meals to all children ages 18 and younger and to adults who are enrolled in a state-approved educational program for the mentally or physically disabled.

The meal program was created to serve nutritious meals to children when National School Lunch and School Breakfast Program meals are not available. To ensure all children receive proper nutrition throughout the year, SFSPC reimburses organizations that prepare and serve meals to eligible children during the summer.

Meals are served Monday through Friday, unless otherwise noted, at 38 sites, including weekly visits by the FWCS Lunch Bus. Most sites opened Monday, June 4, and close Friday, July 27.

This year, those interested in finding a nearby site can text “Summer Meals” to 97779 or “Food” or “Comida” to 877877.

Summer Meals will be provided at the following sites:

Community Sites

  • Cooper Center Creighton Avenue & Lafayette Street Lunch: 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Snack: 2:30-2:45 p.m.
  • Family Ed Center 909 E. State Blvd., Building G June 4-Aug. 2 Lunch: 12:30-1 p.m.
  • Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo Camp 600 Franke Park Drive Lunch: 11 a.m.-noon Snack: 2-2:15 p.m.
  • Hamilton Park Spring & Jessie streets Lunch: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Snack: 2:30-2:45 p.m.
  • Hessen Cassel Library 3030 E. Paulding Road Lunch: 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Snack: 3-3:15 p.m.
  • Jennings Center 1330 McCulloch St. Lunch: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Snack: 2:30-2:45 p.m.
  • Lafayette Park Lafayette Street & Glencoe Avenue Lunch: 11 a.m.-noon Snack: 2-2:15 p.m.
  • Lakeside Park Lake & Vermont avenues Lunch: 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Snack: 2:45-3 p.m.
  • Little Turtle Library 2201 Sherman Blvd. Lunch: 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Snack: 2:15-2:30 p.m.
  • Main Library 900 Library Plaza Lunch: 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Snack: 2:45-3 p.m.
  • McMillen Park Community Center Oxford & Abbett streets Lunch: Noon-1 p.m. Snack: 3:15-3:30 p.m.
  • McMillen Park Oxford & Abbett streets June 4-July 20 Lunch: 12:15-1:15 p.m.
  • Memorial Park Maumee Street & Glasgow Avenue Lunch: 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Snack: 2:15-2:30 p.m.
  • Packard Park Fairfield & Kinsmoor avenues Lunch: 11 a.m.-noon Snack: 2-2:15 p.m.
  • Pontiac Library 2215 S. Hanna St. Lunch: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Snack: 2:45-3 p.m.
  • Shawnee Library 5601 Noll Ave. Lunch: 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Snack: 2:15-2:30 p.m.
  • Tecumseh Library 1411 E. State Blvd. Lunch: Noon-1 p.m. Snack 3-3:15 p.m.
  • Weisser Park Youth Center Hanna & Drexel avenues Lunch: 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Snack: 2:45-3 p.m.
  • Wellspring Camp Plymouth Congregational Church 501 W. Berry St. June 6-July 19 Lunch: 12:45-1:15 p.m.
  • Wellspring Camp Trinity English Lutheran Church 405 W. Wayne St. June 6-July 19 Lunch: 12:45-1:15 p.m.
  • Wellspring Camp St. Mary Catholic Church 1101 S. Lafayette St. June 6-July 19 Lunch: 12:45-1:15 p.m.
  • Wellspring Camp Trinity Episcopal Church 611 W. Berry St. June 6-July 19 Lunch: 12:45-1:15 p.m.
  • Wellspring Camp Salvation Army 2901 N. Clinton Ave. June 6-July 19 Lunch: 12:45-1:15 p.m.

School Sites

  • Abbett Elementary 4325 Smith St. June 5-28/July 9-Aug. 3 Breakfast: 8-8:30 a.m. Lunch: 11:30 a.m.-noon
  • Brentwood Elementary 3710 Stafford Drive June 5-28/July 9-Aug. 3 Breakfast: 8-8:30 a.m. Lunch: 11:30 a.m.-noon
  • Fairfield Elementary 2825 Fairfield Ave. July 9-Aug. 3 Breakfast: 8-8:30 a.m. Lunch: 11:30 a.m.-noon
  • Forest Park Elementary 2004 Alabama Ave. July 9-Aug. 3 Breakfast: 8-8:30 a.m. Lunch: 11:30 a.m.-noon
  • Franke Park Elementary 828 Mildred Ave. June 5-28 Breakfast: 8-8:30 a.m. Lunch: 11:30 a.m.-noon
  • Harrison Hill Elementary 355 Cornell Circle June 5-28/July 9-Aug. 3 Breakfast: 8-8:30 a.m. Lunch: 11:30 a.m.-noon
  • Harris Elementary (ESY Camp) 4501 Thorngate Drive June 11-28 (T-Th only) Snack: 9:45-10:15 a.m.
  • Harris Elementary (YMCA) 4501 Thorngate Drive June 4-Aug. 3 Lunch: 11:30 a.m.-noon Snack: 4-4:25 p.m.
  • Indian Village Elementary 3835 Wenonah Lane June 5-28 Breakfast: 8-8:30 a.m. Lunch: 11:30 a.m.-noon
  • Portage Middle School 3521 Taylor St. June 5-28 Breakfast: 8-8:30 a.m. Lunch: 11:30 a.m.-noon
  • Snider High School 4600 Fairlawn Pass June 11-July 3 Breakfast: 7:45-8 a.m. Lunch: 1-1:15 p.m.
  • Waynedale Elementary 7201 Elzey St. July 9-Aug. 3 Breakfast: 8-8:30 a.m. Lunch: 11:30 a.m.-noon

The Lunch Bus

  • Ridgebrook Mobile Home 2737 Ridgebrook Blvd. Lunch: 11-11:30 a.m.
  • Countryside Village Mobile Home Park 76 Country Forest Drive Lunch: 11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
  • Archer’s Pointe Apartments 262 W. Washington Center Blvd. Lunch: 12:30-1 p.m.