The Lima City Schools will again provide free lunches for children this summer through the Summer Food Program.
Children and teens between the ages of one and 18 qualify for the summer meals. Children do not have to attend the Lima City Schools to get the lunches.
Meals will be available at the following locations from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays beginning June 6:
Heritage Elementary School, 816 College Ave.
Independence Elementary School, 615 Tremont Ave.
Unity Elementary School, 925 E. Third St.
Liberty Arts Magnet School, 338 W. Kibby St.
Lunches will be available through Aug. 4.
New this year will be food truck locations for children to pick up meals. Below are the locations and times each day:
Lincoln Park: 11 to 11:20 a.m.
Lima West Apartments: 11:30 to 11:50 a.m.
Brower/Maplewood Apartments: 12 to 12:20 p.m.
Through the Governor’s Weekend Meal Program, in partnership with the West Ohio Food Bank, weekend meals will be offered every Thursday during lunches at Heritage, Independence and Liberty. A one-time application is required. It can be completed when families come for meals.