Friday, June 26, 2009

Free Lunch

In 2008-09 school year, 84 percent of Indianapolis Public school students qualified for free or reduced-price lunches. This is a 6 percent increase from the previous school year. In an effort to help provide an opportunity to continue to provide a nutritious meal for these children over the summer, the USDA funds 234 summer programs in Marion County.
  • For a county-by-county list of summer lunch locations go to
  • Indy Parks provides free lunches at several locations throughout the city.
  • The Boys and Girls Club charges a fee for it's summers camp programs but does not charge for meals. Go to for locations.
  • Kingsley Terrace Church of Christ has openings at their free summer camp. The children will be provided with free breakfast and lunch. The Church is at 2031 E. 30th Street. Any one younger than 18 can come in to eat for free.
  • To learn more about the USDA Summer Food service program go to

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