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Summer Meals Program Provides Free Lunches for Kids and Teens

Alameda Unified School District’s Summer Meals program offers free, nutritious breakfasts and lunches to all kids and teens throughout the summer. There is no enrollment requirement, nor is any registration or identification required.

All youth may get free meals at five different locations in Alameda throughout the summer: Alameda Boys & Girls Club, 1900 Third St.; Alameda Point Collaborative, 677 West Ranger Ave.; Shinsei Garden Apartments, 401 Stargell Ave.; Academy of Alameda, 401 Pacific Ave.; and Ruby Bridges Elementary School, 351 Jack London Ave.

Alameda Post - poster for the Free Summer Lunch Summer Meals Program

Breakfasts are available at four locations:

  • 8 to 9 a.m. at Academy of Alameda and Ruby Bridges Elementary School.
  • 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at Alameda Boys & Girls Club.
  • 9 to 10 a.m. at Alameda Point Collaborative.

Lunches are available at all five locations:

  • Monday through Friday, noon to 1 p.m., at Alameda Boys & Girls Club, Alameda Point Collaborative, Ruby Bridges Elementary School, and Academy of Alameda.
  • Monday, Tuesday, and Friday, noon to 1 p.m., at Shinsei Garden Apartments.

Many kids will be happy to know that Domino’s pizza is served every Monday.

For more information, visit the AUSD Summer Meals Program web page or call 510-337-7079.

Free meals for youth also are offered in other cities throughout Alameda County during the summer. See a chart of all sites with times and locations at the California Department of Education 2023 Summer Meal Sites for Alameda County web page. All youth under age 18 are encouraged to visit any of these sites for a free and nutritious meal.

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