OSD offers free breakfast, lunch to all area children this summer

Published 12:00 pm Thursday, May 2, 2024

Area children will be able to enjoy free breakfast and lunch meals even after school is out this summer.

The free Summer Meal Program by the Oxford School District will serve breakfast and lunch each weekday from June 3 through July 12.

There are no residence, proof of income or application requirements to receive free meals, and participating children do not need to be students at Oxford schools. Lafayette County children and their families are welcome to attend. Transportation is not provided.

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Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Adults may purchase meals at $2 for breakfast and $4 for lunch.

Two locations will be open to the public for dine-in or carryout options:

Oxford Middle School, 222 Bramlett Blvd.

Breakfast, 7-9 a.m.; Lunch, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Central Elementary School, 409 Washington Ave.

Breakfast, 7-9 a.m.; Lunch, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

All meals follow the same U.S. Department of Agriculture nutrition guidelines the school districts follow during the regular school year.

For questions regarding summer meals, contact the Oxford School District Child Nutrition Services Department at 662-234-3541 or visit www.oxfordsd.org/summermeals.