City of Amarillo offering Summer Lunch Program
AMARILLO, Texas (KVII) —
The City of Amarillo Community Development Department is administering a Summer Lunch Program to provide meals to children around the city when school is not in session.
According to city officials, the program, which is funded by the Texas Department of Agriculture, will provide lunches to the 69 percent of students that qualify for free or reduced lunches during the school year that may not have access to a healthy meal during the day over the summer months.
Non-profit organizations, churches, community centers and other local businesses are being invited to host a site where children may come to receive a healthy meal provided by the Amarillo Independent School District. In order to qualify, the organization must have the capacity to provide a publicly accessible facility for lunches to be delivered and served to children 18-years-old and younger.
Any organization or business interested in participating in the 2018 Summer Lunch Program can contact Program Coordinator Summer McCampbell at (806) 378-6276 or email firstname.lastname@example.org by March 30.