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HISD’s Free Summer Meals Program Extended To North Forest Students

CICELY MITCHELL, CBS Houston
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HOUSTON (CBS Houston) On Monday, the Houston Independent Schools District announced that it is extending its Free Summer Meals Program to students of the former North Forest district.

“Children in the North Forest community will be able to participate in the Houston Independent School District’s free summer meal program from July 8 to August 1,” said officials with HISD. “Free breakfast and lunch will be available for children ages 1 to 18 at any of the participating campuses.”

It is not required that children be enrolled in summer school or show proof of income in order to receive a free meal. “Adults may also participate by purchasing breakfast for $2 and lunch for $3.25,” added officials.

According to HISD, the “…Summer Meal Program ensures that children have access to the food they need in order to return to school physically and mentally prepared to learn.All meals are nutritionally analyzed to ensure children receive the vitamins, minerals, and calories needed to maintain a balanced diet.”

Parents/guardians who need more information are urged to call 713-491-5944. A list of the 2013 HISD summer meal locations in the North Forest area is provided below:

1. Shadydale El 5905 Tidwell Open Breakfast 8-Jul 1-Aug 7:30 8:30 Monday – Thursday
Lunch 8-Jul 1-Aug 11:30 1:00 Monday – Thursday

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2. Hilliard El 8115 E Houston Open Breakfast 8-Jul 1-Aug 7:30 8:30 Monday – Thursday
Lunch 8-Jul 1-Aug 11:30 1:00 Monday – Thursday

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3. Forest Brook Md 7525 Tidwell Open Breakfast 8-Jul 1-Aug 7:30 8:30 Monday – Thursday
Lunch 8-Jul 1-Aug 11:30 1:00 Monday – Thursday

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4. North Forest HS 10725 Mesa Dr. Open Breakfast 8-Jul 1-Aug 7:30 8:30 Monday – Thursday
Lunch 8-Jul 1-Aug 11:30 1:00 Monday – Thursday

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