Free summer meals for children
Free meals available to area children again this summer
Posted on 05/23/2017

This summer, School District 197 is again participating in the Minnesota Department of Education’s Summer Food Service Program. The district will provide free breakfast and lunch meals at three schools to all children 18 and under. No pre-registration is required; children simply need to show up to receive the meal.

Free meals will be served to any child age 18 or under at the following locations:

Garlough Elementary School Cafeteria 
1740 Charlton Street, West St. Paul, MN 55118
Garlough Environmental Magnet School Cafeteria, 1740 Charlton Street, West St. Paul, MN 55118
Breakfast: 8:00-9:30 a.m., Lunch: 11:00 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
July 10-Aug. 3, 2017: Monday through Thursday

Henry Sibley High School Cafeteria, 1897 Delaware Avenue, Mendota Heights, MN 55118
Breakfast: 7:30-9:30 a.m., Lunch: 10:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
June 14-July 7, 2017: Monday through Friday (No Service July 3-5)
July 10-Aug. 3, 2017: Monday through Thursday

Moreland Arts & Health Sciences Magnet School Cafeteria, 217 West Moreland Avenue, West St. Paul, MN 55118
Moreland Arts & Health Sciences Magnet School Cafeteria 
217 West Moreland Avenue, West St. Paul, MN 55118
Breakfast: 7:30-9:00 a.m., Lunch: 11:00 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
June 14-Aug. 17, 2017: Monday through Thursday (No Service July 3-4)

“This program is very important to many children in our area, and we are proud to provide them with healthy, accessible meals,” said Jeff Wolfer, District 197 Child Nutrition Director. “Last summer we served nearly 30,000 meals to children, and this summer we hope to serve even more with the help of volunteers from our community.”

The Summer Food Service Program assists local organizations, such as schools, to operate programs providing nutritious meals and healthy activities for children during the summer months when school-year nutrition and activity programs are unavailable.


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In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.


If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov

Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish).




USDA Non-Discrimination Statement
In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov

Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish)


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