Summer meals program kicks off in Central Texas

Posted at 10:37 AM, Jun 14, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-14 14:02:54-04

The Summer Food Service Program kicked off in Waco Tuesday afternoon, providing free meals for all children ages 18 and younger.

The Texas Hunger Initiative, CitySquare, and Waco ISD Child Nutritional Services teamed up for a kick-off event. The event will include games and activities at various meal sites in McLennan County, including Guthrie Park, Mission Waco Youth Center and South Waco Community Center from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Throughout the summer, free meals will be served to children at nearly 70 sites across Waco and Bellmead. No enrollment, ID or proof of income is required to participate. Children can visit any site in the area.

Here is a list of the locations. You can also call 211 or text FOODTX to 877-877 to find more locations near you.

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