Bastrop County Summer Feeding Programs 2018
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) offers free summer meals to kids across Bastrop County, similar to school lunch and breakfast programs, except meals are free to all kids ages 18 and younger who come to a summer meals site registered through the USDA.
Many summer meals sites offer fun learning and recreational activities so kids and teens can eat a healthy meal while staying active and hanging out with friends.
Meals are free to children and teenagers 18 and younger who come to a summer meals site.
Food served follows USDA nutrition guidelines and is paid for by the USDA.
Summer meals sites are at schools, churches, community centers and other places that are safe for kids and teens to go to.
Many sites offer educational and recreational activities that kids of all ages can participate in so they can eat, hang out with friends and take part in activities offered.
Parents don’t need to apply to the program to get a free summer meal for their kids. They can just bring their child to an open summer meals site in their community.
Summertime should be a stress-free time for parents and kids, full of food, friends and fun. Free summer meals can help.
Families can learn more by visiting www.summerfood.org or calling 211, or texting FOODTX to 877-877 to find the site nearest them.