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If you qualify, a simple and confidential application will get your kids free meals at school.

"How do I get my kids breakfast and lunch at school?"

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"How do I get my kids breakfast and lunch at school?"

  • For families that qualify, their children are entitled to nutritionally balanced meals at no charge.

  • Well-fed kids learn more, work faster, and score higher on tests.

  • This program is available to all children, regardless of their citizenship status. No social security number is required to participate.

  • Information on the application is kept confidential.

  • You must reapply each school year for this program. Applications are sent home at the beginning of each school year, but families may apply at any time during the year.

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