Fueling Summer Adventures: Free Meals for Kids

Deer Park School District staff members at the new Perrins Field Community lunch location are ready to serve free lunches. 

 Fuel up for summer adventures with the Summer Meal Program, ensuring kids 18 and under enjoy free, nourishing meals and snacks during summer months. Deer Park School District has set up a new location for its community lunch program. Remember to devour the deliciousness on-site. 

The Summer Meal Program is a valuable initiative to provide children meals with complete nutrition during school breaks. This year, Deer Park School District has relocated its community lunch program to Perrins Field, situated at 315 East Crawford St. in Deer Park. Look for friendly faces with coolers at one of the benches between 12:30pm and 1:00pm.

Please note that all meals must be consumed on-site. The program is federally funded and state-administered, adhering to rules established by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), which apply uniformly across all partnering organizations and are not specific to any particular local entity.

In our area, the Deer Park and Riverside School Districts as well as the Spokane County Library District, are collaborating as partner organizations to provide meals. Kids do not need to be part of the Deer Park or Riverside School District or be part of the Spokane County Library District in order to participate. Children can pick up without parents; however, parents can not pick up for their children. It’s important to be aware that Deer Park School District will not be serving lunch on Monday, July 3rd, and no meals will be available at any location on Tuesday, July 4th. Below is a list of sites where children can receive free food. 

Deer Park School District 

Site Name and Address

Schedule Dates

Meals/Times

Deer Park Elementary
1500 E. “D” Street
Deer Park, WA

Monday and Thursday Only
June 20th – July 20th

Breakfast 
8:05am-8:20am
Lunch 
11:40am-12:00pm

Arcadia Elementary
1120 E. “D” Street
Deer Park, WA

Monday and Thursday Only
June 20th – July 20th

Breakfast 
8:00am-8:15am
Lunch 
11:40am-12:00pm

Deer Park Middle School
Cafeteria
347 S. Colville
Deer Park, WA

Monday and Thursday Only
June 20th – July 20th

Breakfast
8:15am – 8:30am
Lunch 
11:35am – 11:50am

Deer Park High School Commons
800 South Weber
Deer Park, WA

Monday and Thursday Only
June 20th – July 20th

Breakfast
9:00am – 9:15am
Lunch
11:30am – 11:45am

Community Lunch
Perrins Field
315 E. Crawford St.
Deer Park, WA

Monday – Friday
June 20th – August 18th

Lunch 12:30pm to 1:00pm

Spokane County Library District
Deer Park Library
208 S Forest Ave
Deer Park, WA

Monday – Friday
June 17th – August 28th

Snack
3:00pm – 4:00pm
Snacks must be eaten at the library

 

Riverside School District 

Site Name and Address

Schedule Dates

Meals/Times

Elk Community Park
40044 N. Elk-Camden Rd. Elk, WA

Monday and Thursday
June 20th – August 17th

Lunch
11:30am – 12:00pm

Riverside Elementary 
3802 E. Deer Park-Milan Rd. Chattaroy, WA

Monday and Thursday
June 20th – August 17th

Lunch
12:20pm – 12:50pm

Aloha Pines Trailer Park
40602 N Newport Hwy 
Elk, WA

Monday and Thursday
June 20th – August 17th

Lunch
10:45am – 11:15am

You can contact the Riverside School District with questions at 509-464-8201 or 509-464-8225. 

People can find site locations and more information on summer meals for kids through the USDA Summer Food Service Program at: 

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