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Upstate schools serve up summer meals for kids

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Students eats in a school cafeteria. (File/Associated Press) Students eats in a school cafeteria. (File/Associated Press)

To help students while they are on summer vacation, some Upstate school districts are offering free meal programs to ensure kids aren't left hungry while out of school.

Greenville County Schools

Starting on Monday, any child age 18 or younger can visit one of the participating Greenville County Schools locations for free lunch. Free breakfast is also offered at some locations.

Parents are asked to contact the school for additional information about meals as some locations require enrollment in the program in order for children to receive a meal.

An average 2,000 breakfasts and lunches are served per day in Greenville County as part of he U.S. Department of Agriculture's Seamless Summer Program.

The meals are served through Aug. 7 or 15, depending on the location.

  • Berea High School: June 16 – August 7; 201 Burdine Drive, Greenville
  • Crestwood Forest Apartments: June 9 – August 15; 100 Crestwood Drive, Greenville
  • First Wesleyan Church: June 9 – August 15; 103 S. Texas Avenue, Greenville
  • Goldenview Baptist Church: June 9 – August 15; 400 Boyd Street, Fountain Inn
  • Mt. Sinai Missionary Baptist Church: June 9 – August 15; 1101 Roe Ford Road, Greenville
  • Springfield Baptist Church: June 9 – August 15; 600 East McBee, Greenville
  • Travelers Rest United Methodist: June 9 – August 15; 19 South Main Street, Travelers est
  • Water of Life Christian Church: June 9 – August 15; 710 Lowndes Hill Road, Greenville
  • Woodmont High School: June 9 – August 7; 2831 W. Georgia Road, Piedmont
  • *Woodstream Apartments: June 9 – July 25; 2735 Anderson Road, Greenville

The district said meals are for any children without regard to race, color, sex, age, disability, religion or national origin. For more information, call 864-355-1251 or 864-355-1196.

Additionally, Legacy Charter School is also serving free summer meals at its two campuses. Click here for more information.

Pickens County schools

The School District of Pickens County offers free breakfast and lunch to all children up to 18 years old and to those with physical or mental disabilities that are 19 years or older and enrolled in school at West End Elementary, Pickens Elementary and Liberty High School.

The free meal program runs June 12 through August 18, except on July 4.

Breakfast is from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. and lunch is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Adults can buy breakfast for $2 and lunch for $3.40. All food must be eaten at the site.

Click here for more information and an application for the program.

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