HOPE — The free meals program operated by the Hope Public Schools for children under age 18 will resume operations June 1 in transition to the regular summer nutrition program.
Cortney Nutt, K-12 Food Services Director for Aramark Food Services announced the transition.
“We will resume with Monday and Wednesday pick-ups and bus routes on June 1,” Nutt said.
Meals are distributed by bus on Mondays and Wednesdays. The packets provide a lunch for the day of distribution and breakfast for the following morning.
Distribution sites and times include:
Bus 1 — Fulton City Park, 11 a.m.; Hope In Action, 11:35-11:50 a.m.; Caney Creek Estates office, 11:55 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.; Mockingbird Circle, 12:20 - 12:35 p.m.; Hope Fair Park, 12:40-1 p.m.
Bus 2 — Patmos Fire Station, 11 a.m.; Yerger Middle School, 11:45 a.m. - 12:05 p.m.; Yerger Terrace, 12:10-12:25 p.m.; Peaks Apartments, 12:30-12:40 p.m.; South View Apartments, 12:45-1 p.m.
Bus 3 — Hope Amandex Apartments, 11 a.m.; Calvary Baptist Church, 11:25-11:40 a.m.; Rising Star Baptist Church, 11:55 a.m. - 12:05 p.m.; Life House Church, 12:15-12:35 p.m.
The meals are provided free of cost to any child under age 18 living in Hope and Hempstead County; but, children must be present at the distribution site to receive meals, Nutt said.
“Families will need to remain in their vehicles as they drive up to pick up meals,” she said.