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Kids eat for free at summer food program
Summer Food Kickoff provides free lunches with no income requirement to kids 18 and younger

During the school year, income requirements decide if students get free lunch at school. During the summer, all the kids eat free.

The Kingman Unified School District launches its summer food program at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Grandview (downtown) Pool, 324 Gold St.

Dubbed Summer Food Kickoff, it's free and provides a spot to have fun and learn more about the program, which provides lunch - with no income requirements - to anyone 18 and younger.

Each year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture partners with local equal opportunity providers such as KUSD to provide free meals to children when school is out for the summer.

It is open to all Kingman children, and adults may purchase a meal for $3 as well.

Starting Monday and ending July 27, lunches will be served at the following:

• Boys and Girls Club, served between 11 a.m. and noon, 301 N. First St.

• Cerbat Elementary, served between 10:30 a.m. and noon, 2689 Jagerson Ave.

• Hualapai Elementary, served from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 350 Eastern St.

• Kingman Middle School, served from 11 a.m. to noon, 1969 Detroit Ave.

• Manzanita Elementary, served between 10:30 a.m. and noon, 2601 Detroit Ave.

• Mount Tipton School, served from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.,16500 Pierce Ferry Road, Dolan Springs.

• Kingman High School, served from 11 a.m. to noon, 4182 Bank St. (Monday through June 29, only)

Lunch will not be served July 4. Call KUSD Food Services Director Paula Loomis at (928) 753-6190 or email her at for more information.

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