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Posted on: June 3, 2020

Temecula Summer Food Service Program Set for June

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In an effort to ease the burden on families in Temecula, and provide meals to students who need it at this critical time, Temecula’s Community Services Department will be offering the Summer Food Service Program earlier this year and adding an extra day.  You can come to the Margarita Community Park (29119 Margarita Road) every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 11:00 am for curbside pickup from JUN 9 through AUG 6, 2020.

There are no income requirements, nor registration necessary.  Temecula Community Services will serve meals in a non-congregate, to-go setting in order to protect the health and safety of participants during the Coronavirus pandemic.  Any child, 18 and under, may come to pick up a to-go lunch with a parent or caregiver, first come, first serve. Quantity of meals are limited.  This program is not intended for organized summer camps or programs.

Temecula Mayor James ‘Stew’ Stewart commented, “The Summer Food Service Program is a vital resource for some Temecula families.  Our mission is to make certain that any child in need of a meal knows where they can find a nutritious lunch while school is out of session.  We want our local youth to be able to spend their summer time playing, exploring, growing, and not experiencing food insecurity.”

Each year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture partners with local organizations like the City of Temecula to provide free meals to children when school is out for the summer.  For more information about the national Summer Food Service Program, please visit https://www.fns.usda.gov/sfsp/summer-food-service-program.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider. The agency does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.  For more information, please contact the Community Services Department at (951) 694-6464.