Kalamazoo schools to provide food for students throughout the summer

The district is announcing summer plans as its COVID-19 food distribution program comes to an end.

Kalamazoo Public Schools will provide breakfasts and lunches to low-income students through the summer beginning July 7.

The district quickly began distributing meals after schools closed in March in response to the coronavirus pandemic. That program will end Friday, June 26, meaning there will be a gap of 11 days between food distribution programs.

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The summer food program only runs through August 13, meaning another gap, this time of more than two weeks.

The summer food program, called Meet Up & Eat Up, will provide breakfast and lunch for seven days a week to children 18 and under, or up to 26 for those with a mental or physical disability. Food will be distributed at various locations throughout the district on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

You can read more and see the full distribution schedule here.

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