Monday, May 21, 2018

Pasco Schools Expands Summer Meals Program

Land O’ Lakes, FL – (May 21, 2018) – Pasco County Schools Food and Nutrition Services Department has expanded its Summer Food Service program, which runs from June 4 through August 1, to more than 100 sites across the county.

Meals will be provided at 50 school sites and 50 additional locations, including libraries, churches, parks, housing complexes, and more.  Last year, the program was offered at 42 school locations and 45 additional locations.  Summer lunch bus stops are included among the 100 sites (see lunch bus site list here).

Any child age 18 and under is welcome to participate with no enrollment or fees, and no requirement that they attend a Pasco County public school.  Families can find the nearest location by visiting, texting “food” to 877-877, or by calling 813-794-2480.  Children can receive meals at any of the 100 sites, including lunch bus stops.

For an extra dose of fun, families are invited to attend one of the Summer Kick-Off events, which will include food, games, prizes, cool treats, and lots of fun for the whole family. The parties are from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m., as follows:

·         Friday, June 8 – Crews Lake Park (16739 Crews Lake Drive, Spring Hill)
·         Thursday, June 14 – Zephyr Park (5039 4th Street, Zephyrhills)