School districts providing free summer food programs | Families
Several school districts in Tucson and surrounding communities are offering free summer meal programs at their schools. Many students who rely on school lunches would go hungry without these vital summer programs.
If there is not a school close to your area serving these free meals, parents can click on the following website http://www.azsummerfood.gov/food-site-locations and put in your zip code to see what sites closest to you are serving.
The following are sites with dates and times of meals served:
**Sunnyside District schools, community centers
The Sunnyside District’s Summer Food Service Program for Children will provide FREE breakfast and lunch to all children 18 years of age and younger at the following sites.
The program will run Mondays – Thursdays (except at the Cherry Ave. Recreation Center, Boys & Girls Club and Littletown Recreation Center which will run from Monday – Friday) May 28 through July 26. The program will be closed on July 4 and 5 in observance of Independence Day.
For further information, please call (520) 545-2073.
Meals will be served at the following times, unless noted otherwise: Breakfast from 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. and lunch from 11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.; while Desert View and Sunnyside High Schools will serve at the following times breakfast 6:30 - 7:30 a.m. and lunch 10:30 a.m. – noon.
The following locations will serve from Monday to Friday:
Cherry Avenue Rec. Center - 5085 S. Cherry Ave.
Boys & Girls Club - 5901 S. Santa Clara Rd.
Littletown Recreation Center - 6465 S. Craycroft Rd.
The following locations will serve from Monday to Thursday:
Liberty Elementary School - 5495 S. Liberty Ave.
Ocotillo Learning Center - 5702 S. Campbell Ave.
Los Amigos Technology Academy - 2200 E. Drexel Rd.
San Xavier Ed. Center - 1960 Wa:k Lane
Sunnyside High School - 1725 E. Bilby Rd.
Desert View High School - 4101 E. Valencia Rd.
**Tucson Unified School District - click on the following http://www.tusd.k12.az.us/contents/depart/food/documents/summerschedule.pdf to find the site closest to you.
For more information, call the TUSD Food Services Department at 225-4700. To find out if there is a Summer Food Service Program site near you, please call the 24-hour, bilingual helpline at (800) 352-3792.
**Flowing Wells Unified School District:
Homer Davis Elementary (4250 N. Romero Rd): Operational Dates: June 3 - July 11. Serving Days: Monday thru Thursday; breakfast 7:15 a.m. – 8 a.m.; lunch 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Walter Douglas Elementary (3302 N. Flowing Wells Rd): Operational Dates: June 3 - July 11. Serving Days: Monday thru Thursday; breakfast 7:15 a.m. – 8 a.m.; lunch 11:15 a.m. – 12:15
Hendricks Elementary (3400 W. Orange Grove Rd): Operational Dates: June 3 - July 11. Serving Days: Monday thru Thursday; breakfast 7:15 a.m. – 8 a.m.; lunch 11:15 a.m. – 12:15
Flowing Wells High School (3725 N. Flowing Wells Rd): Operational Dates: June 3 - July 11. Serving Days: Monday thru Thursday; breakfast 7:15 a.m. – 8 a.m.; lunch 11:15 a.m. – 12:15
Sentinel Peak High School (4125 W. Regency Plaza St.): Operational Dates: June 3 - July 11. Serving Days: Monday thru Thursday; breakfast 8 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.; lunch 12 p.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Flowing Wells Junior High (4545 N. La Cholla Blvd): Operational Dates: May 28 - August 2. Serving Days: Monday thru Thursday; breakfast 7 a.m. – 7:45 a.m.; lunch 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
*Sites will be subject to closure if participation falls below required levels to operate the Summer Program.
If you have any questions about the Flowing Wells district please call (520) 696-8622.
**Amphitheater Public School District locations:
Amphitheater High School (125 W. Yavapai Rd.); breakfast 7 a.m. to 7:30 a.m.; lunch 11:30 a.m. to noon from June 3-20, June 24 – July 11 (July 4 is a holiday, no meal will be served)
Keeling Elementary School (2837 N. Los Altos Ave.); breakfast 7:30 a.m. to 8 a.m.; lunch 11:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. from June 3 to July 3.
La Cima Middle School (5600 N. La Canada Dr.); breakfast 8 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.; lunch 12 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. from June 3 to July 3.
Nash Elementary School (515 W. Kelso St.); breakfast 7:30 a.m. to 8 a.m.; lunch 11:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. from June 3 to July 3.
Walker Elementary School (1750 W. Roller Coaster Rd.); breakfast 7:30 a.m. to 8 a.m.; lunch 11:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. from June 3 to July 3.
**Marana Unified School District locations:
Butterfield Elementary (3400 Massingale Road); June 3 – June 28 Monday to Friday - Breakfast: 8 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.; Lunch 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Estes Elementary (11280 W. Grier Road); June 3 – June 27 Monday to Thursday - Breakfast: 7:40 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.; Lunch 11:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Marana Middle School (11285 W. Grier Road); June 3 – June 13 Monday to Thursday - Breakfast: 8 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.; Lunch: 11:15 a.m. – noon.
For additional information on Marana Unified School District, please call 520-682-4712.
Breakfast and lunch will be made available free at all sites to all children 18 years of age and under within the approved geographical area without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, or marital or family status. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.) Any person who believes the he/she has been discriminated against in any USDA related activity should write immediately to the Director, USDA Office of Civil Rights, Room 326-W, Whitten Building, 14th and Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call (202) 820-5964 (voice and TDD). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.