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Kids At The July 2018 KYS Block Party

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With children out for the summer there are concerns of where some kids may get a regular meal when many families depend on meals at school.

There are many school districts that are providing free meals for those in need.

It’s summer time and a lot of kids are missing out on school lunches. You can text the word FOOD to 304-304 to find free summer meal locations near you. That works anywhere in our state.

source:  WRAL.com

Wake County Public Schools

Meal recipients do not need to be enrolled in WCPSS. Meals must be eaten on-site.

  • Historic Oakview County Park, 4028 Carya Drive, Raleigh: Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. until noon
  • Northern Regional Center, 350 East Holding Avenue, Wake Forest: Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.
  • Wendell Parks & Rec, 601 West Third Street, Wendell: Tuesdays 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.

Durham Public Schools

Meals served June 8-July 31. All children in Durham County up to age 18 are eligible.

Mondays and Thursdays, 11 a.m – 12:30 p.m.

  • Bethesda Elementary, 2009 S. Miami Blvd.
  • Eno Valley Elementary, 117 Milton Road
  • Githens Middle, 4800 Old Chapel Hill Road
  • N. Harris Elementary, 1520 Cooper St.
  • Hillside High, 3727 Fayetteville St.
  • Parkwood Elementary, 5207 Revere Road
  • Sandy Ridge Elementary, 1417 Old Oxford Hwy.

Mondays and Thursdays, Noon – 1:30 p.m.

  • Burton Elementary, 1500 Mathison St.
  • Lakeview School, 3507 Dearborn Drive
  • Shepard Middle, 2401 Dakota St.
  • Southern School of Energy and Sustainability, 800 Clayton Road
  • Southwest Elementary, 2320 Cook Road

Tuesdays and Fridays, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

  • Brogden Middle, 1001 Leon St.
  • Eastway Elementary, 610 Alston Ave.
  • Glenn Elementary, 2415 E. Geer St.
  • Holt Elementary, 4019 Holt School Rd.
  • E. Smith Elementary, 2410 E. Main St.
  • C. Spaulding Elementary, 1531 S. Roxboro St.

Tuesdays and Fridays, Noon – 1:30 p.m.

  • Club Blvd. Elementary, 400 W. Club Blvd.
  • Hillandale Elementary, 2730 Hillandale Rd.
  • Holton Career & Resource Center, 401 N. Driver St.
  • KIPP Durham, 1107 Holloway St.
  • Maureen Joy Charter School, 107 S. Driver St.
  • Lakewood Middle, 2119 Chapel Hill Rd.

Orange County Schools

Meals are available for all children ages 0-18 until July 30, except the week of July 5-9. One hot lunch and one breakfast can be picked up from the following sites from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.

  • Gravelly Hill Middle
  • Grady A. Brown Elementary
  • New Hope Elementary
  • Pathways Elementary

Beginning July 12, meal pick-up will also be available at Efland-Cheeks Community Center.

Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools

Summer meals begin June 21 for children and teenagers 18 and younger. Meals must be eaten on-site.

Locations are open Monday-Thursday. On Thursday, students can pick up a meal to take home for Friday.

  • Northside Elementary School, 350 Caldwell St., 11 a.m.-1p.m.
  • Airport Gardens, 859 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.,10:30 a.m.-11:15 a.m.
  • Dobbins Hill, 1749 Dobbins Dr., 10:30 a.m.-11:15 a.m.
  • Eastwood Apartments, 100 Billie Holiday Ct., 10:30 a.m.-11:15 a.m.
  • Pritchard Ave, 722 Pritchard Ave. Ext., 10:30 a.m.-11:15 a.m.
  • 180 West CH Club, Intersection of Tar Hill Drive and BPW Club Rd., 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
  • Craig/Gomains, 605 Gomains Ave., 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
  • Colony Woods, 1700 Jackie Robinson St., 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
  • Pinegate Apartments, 100 Pinegate Cir., 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
  • Ridgefield Apartments, 398 South Estes Dr., 11:30 a.m. -12:15 p.m.

Cumberland County Schools

Anyone aged 18 or younger may receive a free meal through July 28. Meals must be eaten on-site. For more information, call 910-678-2502.

Lunch is available Monday-Thursday, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., on a first come first serve basis at the following locations.

  • College Lakes Elementary, 4963 Rosehill Rd, Fayetteville
  • Lake Rim Elementary, 1455 Hoke Loop Rd, Fayetteville
  • Margaret Willis Elementary, 1412 Belvedere Ave., Fayetteville
  • Ponderosa Elementary, 311 Bonanza Dr, Fayetteville
  • Rockfish Elementary, 5763 Rockfish Rd, Hope Mills
  • Sherwood Park Elementary, 2115 Hope Mills Rd, Fayetteville
  • Sunnyside Elementary, 3876 Sunnyside School Rd, Fayetteville
  • Walker Spivey Elementary, 500 Fisher St, Fayetteville

Children ages 18 years and younger can receive a free lunch at the following recreation centers Monday – Thursday between approximately 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. when ordered in advance. To order, parents call 910-678-2502 by 9 a.m. daily and provide their name, the number of children, and which recreation center they will be visiting.

  • Cliffdale Recreation Center
  • E. Miller Recreation Center
  • Eastover-Central Recreation Center
  • JD Pone Recreation Center (Gray’s Creek)
  • Kiwanis Recreation Center
  • Massey Hill Recreation Center
  • Pine Forest Recreation Center
  • Smith Recreation Center
  • Spring Lake Recreation Center
  • Stedman Recreation Center
  • Stoney Point Recreation Center

A summer meals bus will be stop at two locations in Spring Lake to serve free meals to children 18 years and younger.

11:00 – 11:45 a.m. Monday-Thursday

Spring Lake Library – 101 Laketree Blvd.

12:00 – 12:45 p.m. Monday-Thursday

Spring Lake Fire Station #11 – 2355 Lillington Hwy