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Where can kids get free meals this summer around the Tennessee Valley?

Here's a location-by-location breakdown of where kids and teens can eat while school is out.

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — School is out, but hunger never ends.

The  Boys & Girls Clubs of North Alabama is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children without charge.

Locations:

James A. Lane Boys & Girls Club           

103 Abingdon Ave., Huntsville      
Times: 11:30am - 4:00pm
Dates: 6/01/22 - 7/29/22

Seminole Boys & Girls Club                   

125 Earl Street, SW, Huntsville, AL      
Times: 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Dates: 6/01/22 - 7/29/22

Calvary Teen Center                             

2901 Fairbanks St., Huntsville, AL        
Times: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Dates: 6/01/22 - 7/29/22

Ben Sanford Boys & Girls Club   

309 North Houston St, Scottsboro, AL  35768
Times: 8:00am - 11:30am
Dates: 6/06/22 - 7/29/22

Athens Boys & Girls Club  
1017 West Washington St., Athens, AL 35611
Times: 8:00am - 11:30am
Dates: 6/01/22 - 7/29/22

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Julian Newman Elem. School 

517 Julian Newman Drive Athens, AL 35611
Dates: 6/6/2022 - 6/24/2022
Breakfast Time: 8:15AM - 8:45AM
Lunch Time: 11:30AM - 12:30PM

3rd Street Boys & Girls Club   

407  3rd Street SW, Decatur, AL  35601                                            
Times: 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Dates: 6/06/22 - 7/29/22

Greater Jubilee Center                           

2110  State Ave SW, Decatur, AL  35601                                        
Times: 11:00am - 3:00pm
Dates: 6/01/22 - 7/29/22

Oak Park Boys & Girls Club                   

1218 16 Avenue SE, Decatur, AL  35601          
Times: 8:00am - 11:30am
Dates: 6/06/22 - 7/29/22

Ahead Academy                                   

2602  Beltline Road, Decatur, AL  35601                        
Times: 8:00am - 11:30am
Dates: 6/01/22 - 7/29/22

Priceville Boys & Girls Club                    

103  Faye Drive, Decatur, AL  35603                                                  
Times: 11:30am - 2:00pm
Dates: 6/01/22 - 7/29/22

Decatur Youth Services                                                     

1625 Danville Road, Decatur, AL  35601            
Times: 8:00am - 11:30am
Dates: 6/06/22 - 7/22/22

Eagles Nest Center                                

902   6th Ave NE, Decatur, AL  35601                              
Times: 8:00am - 12:00pm
Dates: 6/13/22 - 7/15/22

Meadow Hills Initiative 

2448 Shepherd Dr. NW Huntsville, AL 35810 Site
Dates: 6/6/2022 - 6/30/2022
Morning Snack Time: 9:30AM - 9:45AM
Lunch Time: 11:15AM - 11:45AM  

Oakwood University Community Health Action Center 

1863 Sparkman Dr. NW Huntsville, AL 35816
Dates: 6/1/2022 - 6/30/2022
Morning Snack Time: 10:00AM - 10:30AM
Lunch Time: 12:00PM - 1:30PM 

Troop 400 

426 Dallas Avenue Huntsville, AL 35805
Dates: 6/1/2022 - 6/30/2022
Lunch Time: 11:30AM - 1:00PM
Afternoon Snack Time: 2:30PM - 4:00PM

Ardmore Boys & Girls Club                    

29865 Park Ave, Ardmore, AL  35739                                              
Times: 11:00am - 2:30pm
Dates: 6/01/22 - 7/29/22

Huntsville City Schools

Summer Learning Meal Sites

Breakfast and lunch meals will be served for students enrolled in the summer learning programs at the school sites listed below.

Dates Served: Monday, June 6, 2022 – Thursday, June 30, 2022

  • Closed Monday, June 20, 2022 for Juneteenth
  • Closed Monday, July 4, 2022 for Independence Day

Days Served: Monday-Thursday
Times Served: Breakfast at 7:30AM, Lunch at 11:30AM
School Sites: Academy for Academics & Arts Elem./Middle, Chaffee Elementary, Chapman Elem./Middle, Columbia High, Grissom High, Huntsville High, Jemison High/McNair Jr. High, Lakewood Elementary, Lee/New Century High, Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary, Providence Elementary, Ridgecrest Elementary, Rolling Hills Elementary, Sonnie Hereford Elementary, and Whitesburg Elem./Middle.

Mobile Meal Sites

Breakfast and lunch meal items will be served for all children under the age of 18 regardless of enrollment status/location.

Dates Served: Monday, June 6, 2022 – Thursday, July 14, 2022

  • Closed Monday, June 20, 2022 for Juneteenth
  • Closed Monday, July 4, 2022 for Independence Day

Days Served: Monday-Thursday
Dr. Richard Showers Recreation Center Splash Pad: 10:30AM – 12:00PM
Brahan Springs Park Splash Pad: 12:45PM – 1:45PM

Albertville:

Even though Albertville no longer qualifies for free meals for all students as a community, families are able to apply for individual consideration for free or reduced meal prices. This application will be made available to the public on July 1, 2022. 

Each Albertville family will be asked to review the information and complete the application by August 1st to determine meal cost for their children for the upcoming school year. Families will only need to submit one application per household. -more- ACS School Meal Price Changes coming p.2 As is always the case in Albertville City Schools, every effort will be made to ensure our families with financial need are given assistance they need. 

Stay tuned to www.albertk12.org for the application link on July 1st and for more information and continued guidance as it becomes available. Thank you for your patience and understanding as we navigate these changes together.

Florence City Schools

Florence City Schools will begin its Summer Feeding Program, offering packaged meals for families in different communities. 

The Child Nutrition Program team can once again be found on the Falcon Feeder food truck that the district unveiled in 2021. In 2020 when COVID-19 forced schools to close, Florence City Schools launched the Feeding the Falcons Initiative, which allowed families to pick up meals from locations around the city. 

The Falcon Feeder continued that mission in 2021 by bringing the meals to the families instead. This year’s schedule is scaled back from last year’s, but the mission remains the same, to see that no child goes hungry during summer.

The Falcon Feeder will distribute meals on Tuesdays and Thursdays from June 7 through June 30. Listed below are the locations and times. 

Royal Avenue Rec Center - 11:00 a.m.

Florence Food Center - 11:11 a.m.

Carver Homes - 11:18 a.m.

Cypress Gardens - 11:36 a.m.

Harlan Elementary - 11:45 a.m.

Mars Hill Manor/Heatherwood - 11:53 a.m.

Hearn Mobile Home Park - 12:12 p.m.

Weeden Elementary - 12:25 p.m.

Weeden Heights Apartments - 12:38 p.m.

Midway Street - 12:45 p.m.

Cherry Hill Homes - 12:54 p.m.

Southern Oaks - 1:07 p.m.

Hermitage Oaks - 1:15 p.m. 

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