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EPISD schools to offer free summer meals

Healthy meals available this summer

(EL PASO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT -- May 21, 2019) — Free breakfast and lunch will be available to children ages 1 to 18 at several El Paso Independent School District campuses during the long break thanks to the Summer Food Service Program.

The meals are provided without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. The District does not discriminate in meals in the course of meal service.

Elementary schools will serve breakfast from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. and lunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Thursday on June 3-27 at the following campuses: Bond, Cooley, Powell, Putnam and Tom Lea. Mesita Elementary will serve meals on June 3-14 only.

Middle schools will serve breakfast from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. and lunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Thursday on June 3-26 at the following campuses: Armendariz, Bassett, Brown, Canyon Hills, Charles, Guillen, MacArthur, Magoffin, Morehead, Richardson, Ross and Wiggs. Henderson Middle School will serve meals on June 10-27.

High schools will breakfast from 7:15 to 8:30 a.m. and lunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Thursday at the following sites and dates:

  • Bowie and CCTA from June 3 to July 19.
  • Chapin from June 3 to July 16.
  • Franklin from May 28 to June 16.
  • Jefferson on June 3-16.
  • Transmountain Early College will serve meals on June 3-14 with lunch served from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

No meals will be served on July 4-5.

To file a complaint alleging discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint form, AD-3027, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.govcomplaint_filing_cust.html, or at any UDA 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 mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Ave SW, Washington, DC, 20250-9410; fax at (202)690-7442; or email at program.intake@usda.gov. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Story by Gustavo Reveles
Photo by Leonel Monroy