Summer food program begins for children at risk of hunger
The Food Bank expects to provide food to more than 1,840 children across its 25-county service area through the Program this summer. The Summer Food Service Program is designed to reach children who may not get nutritious meals at home over the vacation, particularly students who receive free or reduced-price meals during the school year. The Food Bank provides food to places like the Boys and Girls Clubs, summer school programs, churches and recreation programs for children at risk of hunger.
Donations to the Food Bank typically decrease during the summer months. However, hunger doesn’t take a summer vacation, and many students who would otherwise eat breakfast and lunch at school no longer have access to those meals during the summer.
The Program will help hundreds of local children in need, providing snacks and/or breakfast and lunch. Meals are provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children.
In accordance with Federal law and the U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.
The sites offering summer feeding programs are:
|Agency Name||Street Address||City||State||Zip Code||Phone Number||Programs||Hours of Operation*|
|Booker T. Washington Center||1114 W. Johnson St.||Staunton||Va||24401||540-332-3988||6/20-7/29 M-F||Breakfast 9AM-930AM; Lunch12PM-12:30PM|
|Camp Excel—Staunton||VSDB Building Shinpaugh-Yates Educations Building, 514 East Beverley St.||Staunton||Va||24401||540-213-7593||6/13-7/22 M W F||Afternoon Snack 2:10PM-2:20PM|
|Waynesboro Teen Center||302 E. Main St.||Waynesboro||Va||22980||540-949-4516||6/20-7/29 M-F||Breakfast 9AM-10AM Lunch12PM-1PM|
|Waynesboro Public Library||600 South Wayne Ave.||Waynesboro||Va||22980||540-649-2868||6/20-7/29 M-F||AM Snack11:30AM-11:45AM PM Snack 2PM-2:15PM|
|Wenonah Elementary||125 N Bayard Ave||Waynesboro||Va||22980||540-946-4660||6/20-7/29 M-F||Lunch 12PM-1PM; PM Snack1:45PM-2PM|
|Elkton Elementary||302 W B St.||Elkton||Va||22827||540-830-1716||6/13-8/19 M-F||Lunch 11AM-12PM PM Snack 3PM-3:30PM|
|Boys & Girls Club–South River Unit||2101 Elm Ave.||Grottoes||Va||24441||540-249-0111||6/13-8/19 M-F||Lunch 11-12PMSnack 3-3:30|
|Plains Elementary||225 American Legion Dr.||Timberville||Va||22853||540-896-3310||6/13-8/19 M-F||Lunch 11AM-12PM PM Snack 3PM-3:30PM|
|Simms Boys & Girls Club||620 Simms Ave.||Harrisonburg||Va||22803||540-434-6060||6/13-8/19 M-F||Lunch 11AM-11:30AM; PM Snack 3PM-3:30PM|
|Harrisonburg Parks & Recreation||305 South Dogwood Dr.||Harrisonburg||Va||22801||540-433-2474||6/13-8/19 M-F||AM Snack M W TH 10AM-10:30AM – T & F9AM-9:30AM; PM Snack 3-3:30|
|Highland Elementary||252 Myers/Moon Rd.||Monterey||Va||24465||540-468-6360||6/20-7/8 M-F||Breakfast 8AM-8:15AM; Lunch12:15PM-12:30PM|
|Campus Kitchen at Washington & Lee||20 Fairfield School Rd.||Fairfield||Va||24435||540-458-4669||6/13-8/1 M||Lunch 12PM-12:30PM|
|Campus Kitchen, Summer Fun||300 Diamond St.||Lexington||Va||24450||540-458-4669||6/13-8/4 M-Th||PM Snack 2PM-2:15PM|
|Kate Collins Middle School||1625 Ivy St||Waynesboro||Va||22980||540-946-4635||6/20-7/14 M-Th||AM Snack 9AM-9:15Am; Lunch11:30AM-12:15PM|
|Enderly Heights Elementary||101 Woodland Avenue||Buena Vista||Va||24416||540-261-6151||6/6-8/15 M-F||Breakfast 8AM-8:30AM; PM Snack 3:30PM-4PM|
*Schedules are subject to change; please call to confirm hours of operation.