A free-lunch program organized by Arizona schools and the state and county health departments offers nutritious meals five days a week during summer at no cost to anyone under age 18. The program also offers adult meals at low cost.
Details within Deer Valley Unified School District:
According to the Food Research and Action Center, almost 500,000 children in Arizona were on free- and reduced-cost lunch program in the 2016-17 school year, and 268,000 were on the school breakfast program. More than 500 locations across the state offer the free-meal summer program.
“Families are welcome to come for meals as often as they like, with no application or proof of income required,” the county said in a statement.