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Tampa Bay area counties, cities providing meals for kids while school is out

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Posted at 5:18 AM, Jun 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-02 13:33:41-04

Some local counties and cities in the Tampa Bay Area are working to keep kids fed over the summer while school is out. Here is the information you need to know:

To find other sites not listed below, visit https://summerbreakspot.freshfromflorida.com/

POLK COUNTY
- Polk County Public Schools will continue providing meals for students during the summer.
- A new summer schedule and list of meal sites will go into effect beginning Monday, June 1, and continue through July 23.
-The summer meal sites will only operate on Mondays and Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
-Children will receive three breakfasts and three lunches each day so they are fed throughout the week.
For more information and a list of summer meal sites, please click here.

ST. PETERSBURG
-St. Petersburg Parks and Recreation Department and Healthy St. Pete partner with Summer BreakSpot for the City of St. Petersburg's Summer Food Program. The program provides free nutritionally balanced meals for children 18 years and younger during the summer break.
-Meals will be served as grab and go meals in an effort to keep staff and patrons safe. It is recommended that meals be taken off-site to be consumed.
-The program runs June 1, through August 7, at several locations throughout the city. Some locations serve breakfast and lunch, while other locations only serve lunch.
-No application or registration is required to receive a free meal.
-The program is offered at the following locations:
Boyd Hill Nature Preserve, 1101 Country Club Way S., is serving lunch only from noon to 1 p.m.
Camp Redbird at Azalea Recreation Center, 1600 72nd St. N., is serving breakfast and lunch from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. and noon to 1 p.m.
Campbell Park Recreation Center, 601 14th St. S., is serving breakfast and lunch from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. and noon to 1 p.m.
Childs Park Recreation and Fitness Center, 4301 13th Ave. S., is serving breakfast and lunch from 8 to 9:30 a.m. and noon to 2 p.m.
Dell Holmes Park, 2741 22nd St. S., pavilion no. 1, is serving lunch only from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Frank Pierce Recreation Center, 2000 Seventh St. S., is serving breakfast and lunch from 8:15 to 9:30 a.m. and noon to 2 p.m.
Gladden Park Recreation Center, 3901 30th Ave. N., is serving breakfast and lunch from 8 to 9:30 a.m. and 11:45 a.m. to 2 p.m.
J.W. Cate Recreation Center, 5801 22nd Ave. N., is serving breakfast and lunch from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Johnson Community Library, 1059 18th Ave. S., is serving lunch only from noon to 1 p.m.
Lake Vista Recreation Center, 1401 62nd Ave. S., is serving breakfast and lunch from 8 to 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Main Library, 3745 Ninth Ave. N., is serving lunch only from noon to 1 p.m.
Roberts Recreation Center, 1246 50th Ave. N., is serving breakfast and lunch from 8 to 9:30 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Shore Acres Recreation Center, 4230 Shore Acres Blvd. NE., is serving breakfast and lunch from 8 to 9:30 a.m. and noon to 1 p.m.
South Community Library, 2300 Roy Hanna Dr. S., is serving lunch only from noon to 1 p.m.
TASCO Center for Teen Technology, 1320 Fifth St. N., is serving breakfast and lunch from 8 to 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
Thomas "Jet" Jackson Recreation Center, 1000 28th St. S., is serving breakfast and lunch from 8 to 9:30 a.m. and noon to 1:30 p.m.
Walter Fuller Recreation Center, 7891 26th Ave. N., is serving breakfast and lunch from 8 to 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Willis S. Johns Recreation Center, 6635 Dr. M.L. King Jr. St. N., is serving breakfast and lunch from 8:15 to 9:30 a.m. and noon to 1:30 p.m.

For more information on St. Pete's program, call 727-893-7441or click here.

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