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No-Cost Kids Meals Offered

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Now that school is out, kids age 18 and younger can get meals at no charge all over the state of Florida. The program is run by the USDA and it’s called Summer Break Spot.

Cheryl Lock is the supervisor of after-school meal programs for Lee County Schools, a sponsor of the initiative.

“The Summer Break Spot is, we provide meals to children 18 years and younger. There is no application, there’s no qualifying, it’s for anybody to just come to one of our sites and they can come and get meals, either breakfast or lunch,” she said.

Meals and times vary by location, and are available from June 21st to July 28th. For the location closest to you, go to SummerBreakSpot.org or text FoodFL to 877877. Parents and guardians coming to pick up meals must have the child with them.