GRPS holds Summer Food Showcase tonight

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Summer is almost here and students who get free meals at school are looking for sources during the vacation months.

Grand Rapids Public Schools is holding their Summer Food Showcase Tuesday night from 4:30pm – 6:00pm at the Gerald R. Ford Academic Center at 851 Madison SE.  The event will give families information on where to find free meals for the summer and provide taste tests and recipes, as well as kid-friendly activities.

Free summer meals are provided for kids 18 and under at more than 20 locations in Grand Rapids.  The meals begin on June 13th and are funded through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s “Meet Up and Eat Up” program.  No registration is required and sites either offer a lunch or breakfast or a snack.  The sites are:

  • Aberdeen – 6/20 – 7/28, M-Th, 8:00am – 8:30am and 11:15am – 12:15pm
  • Alger – 6/20 – 7/28, M-Th, 8:00am – 8:30am and 11:15am – 12:15pm
  • Buchanan – 6/20 – 7/28, M-Th, 8:00am – 8:30am and 11:15am – 12:15pm
  • City View Church – 6/20 – 7/28, M-Th, 12:00 – 12:30pm and 1:45pm – 2:00pm
  • Dickinson – 6/20 – 7/28, M-Th, 8:00am – 8:30am and 11:15am – 12:15pm
  • Ford – 6/20 – 7/28, M-Th, 8:00am – 8:30am and 11:15am – 12:15pm
  • GRUPA – 6/20 – 7/28, M-Th, 8:00am – 8:30am and 11:15am – 12:15pm
  • Harrison – 6/20 – 7/28, M-Th, 8:00am – 8:30am and 11:15am – 12:15pm
  • Kent Hills – 6/20 – 7/28, M-Th, 8:00am – 8:30am and 11:15am – 12:15pm
  • MLK Park Pool – 6/13 – 8/19, M-F, 11:30am – 12:00 and 4:00pm – 4:30pm
  • New Faith Temple – 6/20 – 7/29, M-F, 11:30am – 12:30pm and 3:00pm – 3:30pm
  • OHHS (Mr. B’s) – 6/20 – 7/28, M-Th, 7:15am – 8:00am and 12:00 – 12:30pm
  • Paul I. Phillips – 6/13 – 8/19, M-F, 12:00 – 12:30pm and 3:00pm – 3:30pm
  • Richmond Park Pool – 6/13 – 8/19, M-F, 11:30am – 12:00 and 4:00pm – 4:30pm
  • Salvation Army – 6/13 – 8/19, M-F, 8:00am – 8:30am and 11:45am – 12:15pm
  • Seidman Center – 6/13 – 8/19, M-F, 12:00 – 12:30pm and 3:00pm – 3:30pm
  • Steil Center – 6/13 – 8/19, M-F, 12:00 – 12:30pm and 3:00pm – 3:30pm
  • SWCC – 6/20 – 7/28, M-Th, 8:00am – 8:30am and 11:15am – 12:15pm
  • UMCH – 6/13 – 8/19, M-F, 8:15am – 9:15am and 11:30am – 12:30pm
  • Urban League – 6/13 – 8/12, M-F, 8:15am – 8:30am and 12:30pm – 1:00pm

 

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