Free meals during the summer months

Families throughout the area, particularly school-age children, can receive nutritious meals throughout the summer months. In all cases, food is provided free, courtesy of local school districts, cities and civic organizations.

  • Wednesday, June 21, 2017 10:00am
  • LifeNews

Families throughout the area, particularly school-age children, can receive nutritious meals throughout the summer months.

In all cases, food is provided free, courtesy of local school districts, cities and civic organizations.

ENUMCLAW

Both breakfast and lunch will be served to those 18 and younger, Monday through Friday, through the Summer Food Program offered by the Enumclaw School District. Breakfast will be available from 9:30 to 10 a.m. and lunch will be served from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., both at the Enumclaw library.

The Summer Food Program begins June 26 and runs through Aug. 25

A free dinner is served each Thursday (except for the last Thursday of each month) as part of the Full Bellies program. The meal is offered from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Calvary Presbyterian Church, 1725 Porter St.

The Soup Kitchen program provides food at 5:30 p.m. the last Thursday of each month at the Enumclaw Senior Center, 1350 Cole St.

A free dinner is offered from 5 to 6:30 p.m. every Friday at the Nazarene Church, 2501 Warner Ave. Also at the Nazarene Church, free bread will be available between 10 a.m. and noon every Thursday.

Additionally, sandwiches will be served from 1 to 6 p.m. weekdays at Enumclaw Youth and Family Services, 1029 Cole St.

BUCKLEY

The White River Summer Café provides lunches to those 18 and younger, June 19 through Sept. 1. Meals will be served between noon and 1 p.m. at the Buckley Youth Center, 251 River Ave.

For all ages, a soup supper is offered the second Wednesday of the month in the Buckley Multipurpose Center, 811 Main St. Serving begins at 5 p.m.

BLACK DIAMOND

Free dinners are served every Wednesday at Grace Road Community Church, 25610 Lawson St. Meals are available between 5 and 7 p.m.

BONNEY LAKE AND SUMNER

The United States Department of Agriculture is offering free breakfasts and lunches for kids ages 18 and younger.

In Bonney Lake, the meals will be served at Liberty Ridge Elementary.

In Sumner, the meals will be served at Daffodil Elementary.

Breakfast is served from 8:30 to 8:45 a.m., and lunch is served from 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

FOOD BANKS

Plateau Outreach Ministries, 1806 Cole St., Enumclaw. Open 9 a.m. to noon Wednesdays; the “emergency pantry” operates 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

Enumclaw Kiwanis Food Bank, 1350 Cole St. (behind the Senior Center). Open 9 a.m. to noon Fridays.

Black Diamond Food Bank, 31605 Third Ave. Open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

Buckley Kiwanis Food Bank, 127 N. River Ave. (in Buckley Hall). Open 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays.

Bonney Lake Food Bank, 18409 Veterans Memorial Drive, is open Tuesdays and Fridays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., and Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Sumner Community Food Bank, 15625 Main St. East, requires an appointment and does not take drop-ins. Appointments can be scheduled 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday by calling 253-863-3793. Appointments can be made Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Friday from 12:30 to 3 p.m., or Thursdays from 5 to 7 p.m.

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