LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Now that the 2021-2022 school year has come to an end, the Clark County School District will be offering free meals to people 18 years of age and under over the summer break.
The meals will start being distributed on Tuesday, May 31, and will continue until the school resumes on August 8.
The Summer Food Service Program is funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and provides nutritious meals to children during the summer months when free and reduced-price school meals are unavailable.
Persons over 18 years of age who are determined by a state or local public educational agency to be mentally or physically disabled and who also participate in a public or private non-profit school program during the regular school year may receive free meals as well.
The only difference in free summer meal distribution this year is that there will be no take-out service as there was last year during the pandemic.
Instead, those interested in getting a meal must come into the selected school cafeteria and eat their meal inside.
Mauricio Marin, with CCSD Communications, adds that the offer is available for children who come into the schools, with or without the supervision of an adult.
“If parents are working or unable to come, our children can come here, receive a free meal,” he said.
Locations, as well as the dates and times that the free meals will be offered are listed online by clicking HERE.