Summer Food Service Program Begins May 27

Summer Food Service Program Begins May 27, USDA Extends Free Meals through Next School Year
Posted on 05/11/2021
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summer meal program kick offThe Lakota Local School District, in partnership with the Faith Alliance, is participating in the USDA’s Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children (ages 1-18 and individuals with disabilities through age 21) - free of charge regardless of income - beginning May 27 through August 5. The final pick-up day will be Aug. 2. 

The summer program’s qualifications fall in line with the USDA’s free meals waiver for all students, recently extended through the 2021-2022 school year. This program is implemented at no cost to the district.

Summer meals will be distributed at nine different locations according to the following schedule:

Countryside Village (Clubhouse)
5050 Hamilton Middletown Rd., Liberty Twp.
11:00 - 11:30 a.m. (Monday & Thursday)

Princeton Village (Front Entrance)
8953 Princeton Glendale Rd., West Chester
11:55 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. (Monday & Thursday)

Union Elementary (Outside front office)
7672 Lesourdsvile West Chester Rd., West Chester
11:00 - 11:30 a.m. (Monday & Thursday)

Hopewell Junior (Behind building)
8200 Cox Rd., West Chester
11:50 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (Monday & Thursday)

Meadow Ridge Apartments (Playground)
5270 Aster Park Dr., West Chester
11:20 - 11:50 a.m. (Monday & Thursday)

North Pointe Apartments (Clubhouse)
5215 Westwind Ave., Hamilton
11:55 a.m. - 12:25 p.m. (Monday & Thursday)

Lakota Pointe Apartments (Clubhouse)
6849 Lakota Pointe Ln., Middletown
12:00 - 12:30 p.m. (Monday & Thursday)

Lakota East High School (Drive-thru - back kitchen door)
6840 Lakota Ln.
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. (Monday & Thursday)

Boys & Girls Club (Front entrance)*
8749 Cin-Day Rd., West Chester Rd.
11:15 a.m. drop-off (Monday, Wednesday & Thursday)
*Club Students Only - Not open to public

While meals will not be distributed on a daily basis, each pick-up date will include a package that consists of one breakfast and one lunch per child for each day leading up to the next distribution. 

Students participating in Lakota’s Summer School program will also have the option to bring their meals home every Monday and Thursday while the program is in session (June 1 through July 17 and July 19 through Aug. 5). 

There is no criteria to participate and pre-registration is not required. For any questions regarding the program, please call the Lakota Child Nutrition Department at 513-644-1163.