Hunger Doesn’t take a Vacation.
If your children eat school meals for free or at a reduced price during the school year, a free meal program is also available during the summer. Summer Meals provide free, nutritious snacks and meals to children ages eighteen and younger. Check this list to find a site near you.
According to a recent national survey of low-income families, 43% state it’s harder to make ends meet in the summer months. Families spending more on food say that on average, their grocery bills are about $300 higher every month that kids are out of school. More than 21 million kids in the U.S. rely on free and reduced-price school lunches for their nutritional needs during the school year, yet fewer than 3 million children participate in a summer meal program.
Meals are served from 11 am to 1 p.m., must be eaten on site, and start June 4 and end on August 17 (closed 4th of July)
Open site (will serve all children ages 18 and under, no income requirement, no registration required)
|American Legion (Lower Level) 329 Chestnut St. Columbia, PA 17512||Columbia Presbyterian Church 360 Locust St. Columbia, PA 17512|
|Mt. Zion AME Church 222 South 5th St. Columbia, PA 17512||St. John's Lutheran Church 23 South 6th St. Columbia, PA 17512|
|VFW (Outside Pavilion) 401 Manor St. Columbia, PA 17512||Wagon Werks 920 Plane St. Columbia, PA 17512|
|Wrightsville Presbyterian Church 205 North Second St. Columbia, PA 17512|
Cocalico School District LocationsDates: M, W, Th Hours: 12- 1pm Contact: Cocalico Food Services - 717-336-1578
|Adamstown Park Pavilion 339 West Main Street Adamstown Pa. 19501||Reamstown Park Pavilion East Church Street Reamstown Pa. 17567|
|Reinholds Park Pavilion 44 West Main Street Reinholds Pa. 17569||Denver Park Pavilion 801 Main Street Denver Pa. 17517|
|Adamstown YMCA 71 East Main Street Adamstown Pa. 19501|
Lancaster Recreation Commission SitesContact: Mary Blankenmeyer-Rice Director of Early Childhood Education Lancaster Recreation Commission 717-392-2115, x136 www.LancasterRec.org Get Active. Live Healthy
|Buchanan Park Pavilion (Corner of Race and Buchanan Avenues) 901 Buchanan Ave. Lancaster, PA 17603 Monday-Friday Lunch 11:30-1:30 Snack 3-3:30||Culliton Park (formerly Farnum Park) Corner of Water and Strawberry Streets Monday-Friday Lunch 11:30-1:30 Snack 3-3:30|
|King Elementary school (South Duke Street, by the wading pool) Monday-Friday Lunch 11:30-1:30 Snack 3-3:30||Reservoir Park Pavilion Orange Street Monday-Friday Lunch 11:30-1:30 Snack 3-3:30|
|Rodney Park Corner of 3rd and Rodney Streets Monday-Friday Lunch 11:30-1:30 Snack 3-3:30||6th Ward Park Pavilion Corner of Hamilton and East Ross Streets Monday-Friday Lunch 11:30-1:30 Snack 3-3:30|
|Discovery Day Camp Ross Elementary School Queen Street Day Camp Monday-Friday Lunch 11-1 Snack 3-4||Sports of All Sorts Camp Washington Elementary School South Ann Street Day Camp Monday-Friday Lunch 11-1 Snack 3-4|
|Camp Optimist Barn at Conestoga Pines Park (off Pitney Road) 1 Arthur Morris Blvd. Day Camp Lunch 11-12 Snack 3-4|
Manheim Township School District LocationsDates: June 18 to August 10, 2018 (except July 4) at all sites. M-F Times: 11:00 to 12:30 at all sites. Contact: Jim Dierolf, 717-519-1504 (firstname.lastname@example.org), or Stacy Smith, 717-735-1720 (email@example.com).
|Bucher Elementary School 450 Candlewyck Rd. Lancaster, PA||Brecht Elementary School 1250 Lititz Pike Lancaster, PA|
|Neff Elementary School 21 Valley Rd. Lancaster, PA|
Power Packs Project SitesEight Weeks; June 21 through August 16
|Lancaster Recreation Commission 525 Fairview Avenue, Lancaster Pick-up: Thursdays 4:30-5:30 Sign-up contact: Valerie Rivera or Mary Rice at 717-392-2115||Washington Elementary 545 South Ann St. Lancaster, PA 17602 Sign-up contact: Arelis Perez 717-291-6275|
|Power Packs Warehouse 708 East Walnut St. Lancaster, PA 17602 Contact: Joyce Stephens 717-615-3793 Pick-up: Thurs. 2:00-4:00pm||Hands Across the Street 360 Locust Street, Columbia Pick-up: Fridays– confirm time with Lori Sign-up contact: Lori Flick 717-797-9266|
|Wesley UM Church 40 W. Main Street, Strasburg Pick-up: Thursdays 3:30-5:00 Sign-up contact: Michelle Holland 717-464-3311 x 4030 or 717-475-9224||Lititz Moravian Church (pavilion area) 8 Church Square, Lititz Pick-up: Thursdays 2:30-3pm Sign-up Contact: Susan Shinn–Thomas 717-626-3734 x3819|
|Brecht Elementary School 1250 Lititz Pike, Lancaster Pick-up: Thursdays 12:00-12:30pm No Distribution August 16 Sign-up contact: Francine Rickert 717-291-1733 After 6/11, to sign-up, contact: Medoza at 717-517-9220||Colemanville UMC 210 Colemanville Church Rd Pick-up: Thursdays 2-4pm Sign-up contact: Deb Meckley 717-201-9945 or Joyce Meley 717-201-9934|
|Penn Manor High School 100 East Cottage Ave, Millersville Pick-up: Thursdays 3:30-5:30 Sign-up contact: Deb Meckley 717-201-9945 or Joyce Meley 717-201-9934|
Community Action Partnership (CAP) Lancaster County SitesContact: Zac Eichelberger (717) 509-6801 Times: 11:00-1:00 for Lunch M-F Site Type: OPEN (will serve all children ages 18 and under, no income requirement, no registration required)
|CAP Main Building 601 South Queen St. Lancaster, PA 17603||Carol B. Winters Building/Head Start Building Lancaster 57 Laurel St. Lancaster, PA 17603|