The Apache Junction Unified School District is offering free nutritious breakfasts and lunches to children age 18 and younger at two locations in Apache Junction and one in Gold Canyon.
Enrollment at an AJUSD school is not required. All children 18 and under are eligible for free meals regardless of family income. Everyone is welcome, according to a release.
“Pursuant to the authority in Section 2202(a) of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and based on the exceptional circumstances of this public health emergency, the Food and Nutrition Service is allowing school food authorities to operate the summer food service program through Dec. 31, 2020,” according to the release.
Students attending schools will receive free breakfast and lunch each day. Meals will also be distributed curbside and include the following:
Curbside hours are 7-8:30 a.m. and 4:30-6 p.m. on Wednesdays Sept. 16 and 23. Future hours will be posted at a later date.
Curbside food distribution will be from:
The institution is an equal-opportunity provider, the release states.
For more information, contact AJUSD at 480-982-1110 x2201.