FARGO — Fargo Public Schools will serve free meals to children through the summer thanks to additional funding from the United State Department of Agriculture.

Fargo Public Schools will offer free meals to children up to 18 years old during summer break in June and July 2021. Families may choose daily or weekly pickup options. Meals do not need to be ordered prior to pickup. Meals are limited to one breakfast and lunch per day.

Weekly pickup options will run from June 8 through July 29. On Tuesdays, pickup will be available at Longfellow Elementary, Ed Clapp Elementary, Ben Franklin Middle School, Carl Ben Eielson Middle School and Discovery Middle School. On Thursdays, pickup will be available at Horace Mann Elementary, Bennett Elementary, Agassiz/Woodrow Wilson High School (June only) and South High School.

Names of children receiving food boxes will be recorded at each pickup site. Family and friends may pick up food boxes for children. Children do not need to be present or in the Fargo Public School District to receive a food box.

Boxes will contain frozen and shelf stable food items, along with milk. There will be no food boxes available for pickup on Thursday, July 1.

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Daily pickup options run Mondays through Thursdays from June 7-24 at Hawthorne Elementary and Tuesdays through Thursdays June 8-24 at Eagles Elementary. A cold, grab and go breakfast and lunch will be provided at pickup. Children do not need to be in the Fargo Public School District to receive meals.

More information regarding locations of pickups is available at: https://www.fargo.k12.nd.us/nutritionservices.