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Summer lunch program for Providence children

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Providence’s Summer Lunch Program Begins July 5

Program provides 5,000 free meals to Providence children at neighborhood recreation centers and parks.

The Providence Parks & Recreation Department announced today that the City’s Summer Food Service Program for Children is about to begin in Providence neighborhoods. The federal program, which is administered by the Parks Department in conjunction with the Rhode Island Department of Education, serves free breakfast and lunch to children at 26 area recreation centers, pools, water parks and community organizations.

The program allows for meals to be eaten at the site only. Approximately 5,000 meals will be provided daily to Providence children 18 years of age or younger, Monday through Friday, July 5 through August 19.

Visit the city’s website for locations and times.

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