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Summer Food Service Program offered at Care1st Avondale Resource Center

Post Date:05/07/2019

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Summer Food Service Program offered at Care1st Avondale Resource Center

School's out, but hunger isn't - children up to 18 years old can enjoy a free, healthy meal and an activity at the Care1st Avondale Resource Center, in partnership with St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance Kids Cafe®, this summer.

Kids Cafe® is a USDA program that ensures that children in low-income areas continue to receive nutritious meals during long school vacations when they do not have access to school lunch or breakfast.

Sample menu items: chicken nuggets, turkey sandwich, bean & cheese burrito, carrots, pears, yogurt, and low fat milk.

Kids Cafe® will operate Monday - Friday from 11 a.m. -1 p.m. beginning May 28th through August 2nd. The free lunches are offered on a first come, first served basis.

Care1st Avondale Resource Center is located at 328 W Western Ave., Avondale, AZ 85323. For more information about programs and services provided out of Care1st Avondale Resource Center, call 623-333-2703.

Kids Cafe®
This meal-service program provides Arizona children with what is often their last meal of the day. St Mary’s Food Bank currently collaborate with schools, community centers, health clinics, and other neighborhood groups to provide free, healthy meals daily in after-school programs as well as during the summer. In addition to the nutritious meals, these programs provide a safe environment for children through enrichment activities such as recreation or tutoring. Kids Cafe® provides 6,000 meals daily, including 1,000 hot meals, at more than 130 sites throughout Arizona.


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