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Meet Up & Eat Up: Free Summer Meals
Linda Mah
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Meet Up & Eat Up: Free Summer Meals

Summer Feeding Program Open to Any Child 18 and Younger

Meet Up & Eat Up provides free summer meals to children.

The program is open to any child 18 years old and younger from any town or state. It also provides meals for anyone enrolled in school for physical or mental disabilities.

There are more than 40 sites in Kalamazoo County. No paperwork is required to participate.

Families are welcome to eat. All children are free. Adult meals are $2 per person.

For more information, call 211 or text FOODMI at 877877.

Boys and Girls Club, 915 Lake St., June 26 - Aug. 17, M-F, Breakfast: 9-9:30 a.m., Lunch:12-12:30 p.m.

Hispanic American Council, 930 Lake St., June 26—Aug. 17, M-F, Breakfast: 9-9:30 a.m., Lunch: 12-12:45 p.m.

South Side Park, Palmer Avenue, June 26 - Aug. 17, M-F, Lunch: 12:45–1:15 p.m.

The Salvation Army, 1700 S. Burdick St., June 26 - Aug. 17, M-F, Breakfast: 9-9:30 a.m.,
Lunch: 12-12:30 a.m.

Upjohn Park, 1018 Walter St.,, June 26 - Aug. 17, M-F, Breakfast: 9-9:30 a.m., Lunch: 12-12:45 p.m. (Rain site: Youth Development Center on Crosstown Parkway)

YWCA-Kalamazoo, 353 E. Michigan Ave., June 26-Aug.17, M-F, Breakfast 8-9 a.m.; Wednesday only, Lunch 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; July 17-21, M-F, Lunch, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Washington Writers' Academy, 1919 Portage Road, June 26– Aug. 17, M-F, Breakfast: 7:45-8:15 a.m., Lunch: 11:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

Milwood Elementary, 3400 Lovers Lane, June 26—Aug. 3, M-TH, Breakfast: 7:45-8:45 a.m., Lunch: 11 a.m.:-12:30 p.m.

Fox Ridge Apartments, 1320 Fox Ridge Drive, June 26 - Aug. 17, M-F, Lunch: 11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

Arcadia Elementary, 932 Boswell Lane, June 26-Aug. 3, M-TH, Breakfast: 8:30-9:30 a.m., Lunch: 10:45 a.m.-12 p.m.

King-Westwood Elementary, 1100 Nichols Road, June 26– Aug. 3, M-TH, Breakfast: 7:45-8:45 a.m., Lunch:11-12:30 p.m.

Kalamazoo Central High School, 2432 N. Drake Road, June 26-Aug. 3 M-TH, Breakfast: 7-7:45 a.m., Lunch:10:30-11:45 a.m.

New Genesis at the CLC / Stones Church, 1225 W. Patterson St., June 26 - Aug. 17, M-F, Breakfast: 8:30-9 a.m., Lunch: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Maranda Pop-up Party, Bronson Park, 200 S. Rose St., July 6 only, TH, 11:30 a.m.—2 p.m.

Douglass Community Association, 1000 W. Paterson St., June 26-Aug. 17, M-F, Breakfast: 9-9:30 a.m., Lunch: 12-12:45 p.m.

Interfaith Homes
,1037 Interfaith Blvd., June 26 - Aug. 17, M-F, Lunch: 12-12:45 p.m., Snack: 3–3:45 p.m.

Kalamazoo Jr. Girls, 1114 W. Paterson St., July 10- Aug. 17, M-TH, Lunch: 1-1:30 p.m.

LaCrone Park, 535 W. Paterson St., June 26-Aug. 17, M-F, Breakfast: 9:15-9:45 a.m., Lunch: 12-12:45 p.m.

Lincoln-YMCA, 912 N. Burdick St., June 26 - Aug. 17, M-F, Breakfast: 7:45-8:15 a.m., Lunch: 11:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

Community Education Center, 714 S. Westnedge Ave., June 26-Aug.17, M-F, Lunch: 12-12:30 p.m.

Youth Opportunities Unlimited, 422 E. South St., June 26- Aug. 17, M-F, Lunch: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Snack: 2-2:30 p.m.

Stadium Drive Apartments, 4249 Lakesedge Dr., June 26 - Aug. 17, M-F, Lunch: 12-12:30 p.m.

Alternative Learning Program, 3410 Laird St., June 26-Aug. 17, M-F, Breakfast: 9-9:30 a.m., Lunch:12-12:45 p.m.

YMCA– Maple Street, 1001 W. Maple St., June 26 - Aug. 17, M-F, Snack: 3:15-3:45 p.m.; Aug. 7-17, M-F, Lunch: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Maple Magnet School, 922 W. Maple St., June 26 –Aug. 4, M-F, Breakfast: 8:30-9:30 a.m., Lunch: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Kids Day, Mayors' Riverfront Park, 251 Mills St., July 26 only, W, Lunch: 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

Greater Open Door Ministries, 416 Phelps Ave., June 26 - Aug. 17, M-F, Lunch: 12-12:30 p.m., Snack: 1–1:30 p.m.

Mayors' Riverfront Park, 251 Mills St., June 26 - Aug. 17, M-F, Breakfast: 9-9:30 a.m., Lunch: 12-12:45 p.m.

Eastside Association, 1301 East Main St., June 26-Aug. 17, M-TH, Lunch 12-12:30 p.m., Snack 4-4:30 p.m.

New Village Park, 2500 St. Albans Way, June 26 - Aug. 17, M-F, Breakfast: 9-9:30 a.m.,Lunch: 12-1:30 p.m.

Northeastern Elementary, 2433 Gertrude St., June 26-Aug. 17, M-TH Lunch: 1-1:30 p.m.
Snack: 4-4:4:30 p.m.

Spring Valley Elementary, 3530 Mt. Olivet Road, June 26-Aug. 4, M-F, Breakfast: 8:30-9 a.m., Lunch:12-12:45 p.m.

This institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, age, sex and in some cases religion or political beliefs.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture also prohibits discrimination based on race, color, national origin, sex, religious creed, disability, age, political beliefs or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027), found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992.

Submit your completed form or letter
to USDA by:
(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410
(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or
(3) email: program.intake@usda.gov.

For any other information dealing with Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) issues, persons should either contact the USDA SNAP Hotline Number at (800) 221-5689, which is also in Spanish or call the State Information/Hotline Numbers (click the link for a listing of hotline numbers by State); found online at: http://www.fns.usda.gov/snap/contact_info/hotlines.htm.

To file a complaint of discrimination regarding a program receiving Federal financial assistance through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), write: HHS Director, Office for Civil Rights, Room 515-F, 200 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20201 or call (202) 619-0403 (voice) or (800) 537-7697 (TTY).

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
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