7,000 Free Lunches Offered Through Parks and Recreation Program
The lunches will be distributed at county parks and other sites this summer
Starting Monday, the county Department of Parks and Recreation will provide about 7,000 free lunches daily to children from low-income families.
The lunches, funded by the state Department of Education and U.S. Department of Agriculture, will be handed out at 47 county parks and six other sites this summer.
On weekdays through Aug. 17, lunches will be served from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m., and snacks will be made available between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m.
Children up to 18 years old are eligible. Parents who want to enroll their children should call 310-965-8630.