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Summer Meals

FREE healthy and nutritious summer meals are available for children (18 and under). To find a site close to you, call 800-359-2163 or text FoodIL to 877877. 

Free Summer Meals are part of the Summer Food Service Program funded through the U.S. Department of Agriculture and administered by the Illinois State Board of Education. 

The East St. Louis School District 189 is participating in the Summer Food Service Program.  Meals will be provided to all children without 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.  In observance of Independence Day, meals will not be served on Thursday, July 4. Meals will be provided at all sites Monday through Friday. Listed below are the sites, times and dates as follows:

East St. Louis Sr. High (4901 State St) 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. June 5 – July 31

Mason Clark School (5510 State St) 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. June 5 – July 31

Bush School (1516 Gross Ave) 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. June 5 – July 31

Avant School (1915 N. 55th St) 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. 12:00 noon – 1:30 p.m. June 5 – July 31

Dunbar School (1835 Tudor Ave) 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. 12:00 noon – 1:30 p.m. June 5 – July 31

Katie Wright School (7710 State St) 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. 12:00 noon – 1:30 p.m. June 5 – July 31

Lincoln School (12 S. 10th Street) 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. 12:00 noon – 1:30 p.m. June 5 – July 31

Officer School (558 N 27th Street) 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. 12:00 noon – 1:30 p.m. June 5 – July 31

Vivian Adams (501 Katherine Dunham) 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. June 5 – June 28

For more information, please contact Vernisia Goldthree, Food Service Administrator, at 618.646.3000.  This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

District summer meals

Summer Meals