Free summer lunches will be served up once again this summer for youth age 2-18 at three locations in Evanston.

The cold lunches, which include sandwich, fruit and drink, will be served outdoors starting Monday, June 16, on a first-come, first-served basis. All lunches must be eaten on site, and parents must accompany young children.

Coordinated by the Fleetwood-Jourdain Center and funded by a grant from the Illinois State Board of Education, this summer lunch program runs Monday-Friday, June 16-Aug. 22.

There will be no program on Friday, July 4.

Lunchtimes vary by location. Food will be available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Fleetwood-Jourdain Center, 1655 Foster St., and at Mason Park, Church Street at Florence Avenue.

At Robert Crown Park, 1701 Main St., lunches will be given out from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

For more information, call 847-448-8254.

In accordance with federal law and United States Department of Agriculture policy, this program is available to all eligible children without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.

Leave a comment

The goal of our comment policy is to make the comments section a vibrant yet civil space. Treat each other with respect — even the people you disagree with. Whenever possible, provide links to credible documentary evidence to back up your factual claims.

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *