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Kingsport City Schools announces Summer Meals for Kids

Staff Reports • May 25, 2020 at 11:00 PM

KINGSPORT — Free meals for those 18 or younger are coming to the Model City again this summer.

Kingsport City Schools School Nutrition Services department again has partnered with the Tennessee Department of School Nutrition Services to provide the Summer Meals for Kids program. The summer feeding program will be at Sevier Middle School, Johnson Elementary School and Washington Elementary School. There will also be eight school bus routes delivering meals to children around Kingsport.

The no-cost meals will be served Monday through Friday to all children 18 years of age or younger from May 26 through July 17, excluding July 3. “Grab and Go” meals will be provided from 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at school sites and via school bus delivery. No meals will be served on weekends. There are no income requirements to participate in this program.

A program flier with school bus route delivery locations and times can be found online at  www.k12k.com.

For more information about the Summer Meals for Kids program, contact Andria Ball, school nutrition services office assistant, at (423) 378-2113.

The 2020 Seamless Summer Food Service program is administered by the Tennessee Department of School Nutrition Services under an agreement with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). As with the pandemic meal distribution and past summer feeding programs, meals will be provided to all children without charge.

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