Fayetteville Public Schools Free Lunch Program to Expand


The Fayetteville Public Schools free summer lunch program will expand to a second mobile service site on Monday. 

There will be three sites offering lunches and snacks to those who are 18 years old and younger.

According to acting superintendent Dr. John L Colbert, the program served an average of 400 students per day in 2017.

Colbert said he expects around 600 people will be served per day this year.

The new mobile site will open at the Fayetteville Public Library. It will be open Monday through Friday until August 8. And lunch will be served in the afternoons from 12:30 – 1:00 p.m.

The other mobile service is at the Yvonne Richardson Community Center. It will be open Monday through Friday. And lunch will be served from 11:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

The main site for lunches and snacks is at Owl Creek School in Fayetteville. It will be open Monday through Friday. Lunch will be served from 10:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., and snacks will be handed out from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

All sites will be closed on July 4.

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