Idea Public Schools to Offer Free Summer Meals


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"With nearly 235 thousand children across Louisiana at risk of going hungry this summer, we are excited to be able to provide nutritious meals while relieving families of the potential financial burden they can experience over the summer time."

That's the statement from Fernando Aguilar, vice president of child nutrition at Louisiana's IDEA Public Schools, which will be serving free summer meals from Tuesday, May 28, through Friday, July 26, to children aged 18 years old and younger, regardless of if they're IDEA student or not, per WAFB.

The National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program will be running the meals at IDEA Bridge and IDEA Innovation campuses in Baton Rouge.

Per the school, the meals will be available from 7:30am to 9am and from 11am to 1pm.

Food service will be closed on federal holidays and from July 1 through July 5.

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