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Lexington-Richland School District Five to offer Summer Food Service Program in June

Irmo, SC – Lexington-Richland School District Five will offer its Summer Food Service Program again this year. Last summer, District Five served over 51,000 meals. These meals typically are provided to families who struggle to provide balanced meals to their children in the summer months. District Five’s Director of Student Nutrition, Todd Bedenbaugh simply stated, “Poverty does not take a break in the summer and neither do we.”

This program begins June 5 and will run through August 4. Meals will not be offered on Fridays or on July 3rd and 4th. All children ages two through 18 are eligible for this service. Meals will be provided to all children with no charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service. Meals will be provided on a first come, first serve basis.

Our open sites are as follows:

  • Carriage House Apartments, 110 Amsterdam Dr., Columbia - Lunch 11:30 – 12:15 Tuesdays & Thursdays June 13- July 27

  • Edventure’s Children Museum, 211 Gervais Street, Columbia - Lunch 11:00 – 1:00, Snack 3:30 – 4:00

  • Irmo High School, 6671 St. Andrews Road, Columbia - Breakfast 7:30-8:30 Lunch 11:30-1:00

  • Dutch Fork High School, 1400 Old Tamah Road, Irmo - Lunch 10:30-12:30

  • Harbison West Elementary, 257 Crossbow Dr., Columbia - Breakfast 8:30-9:00 Lunch 11:30-12:30 * Program starts on June 12

  • Irmo Village Apartments, 700 Chipwood Court, Irmo – Lunch 11:30-12:00

  • Park at River Crest, 1510 St. Andrews Road, Columbia - Lunch 10:50 – 11:20

In addition to the sites listed above, other organizations are participating in the Summer Food Service Program. However, these are closed sites that aren’t open to the general public. They are as follows:

Elevate-Columbia First Nazarene Church

H. E. Corley Champs Academy

Irmo Elementary Honey Bunch of Champs

Irmo Middle School

Leaphart Elementary-Steam

River’s Edge Retreat

Seven Oaks Elementary-Edventure

Seven Oaks Park

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