Hot meals will be provided by Sodexo, the school district’s food service contractor.

Free meals provided to the children of Beaufort County
Posted on 05/30/2019
Sodexo's Lowcountry Cruzer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, May 30, 2019

Beaufort County children can enjoy free meals
during summer at various locations and times

BEAUFORT – Children can enjoy free meals this summer through a partnership involving the Beaufort County School District, its food service provider and the Beaufort County Library system.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is funding the summer program, which will supply free meals to any child under age 18 and anyone under age 21 with a disability.  Meals will be provided by Sodexo, the school district’s food service contractor.

Meals will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis at these sites and times:

  • St. Helena Library (June 3-July 31 from 10:45-11:30 a.m.)

  • Beaufort Library (June 3-July 31 from noon-12:45 p.m.)

  • Lobeco Library (June 3-July 31 from 1:30-2:15 p.m.)

  • Beaufort County YMCA (June 3-August 16 from 7:30-8:30 a.m., 11 a.m.-1 p.m.)

In addition to the library and YMCA locations, free meals also will be provided to students enrolled in summer camps operated by the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Lowcountry, to students enrolled in Neighborhood Outreach Connection programs and to participants in programs operated by the St. Helena Migrant Camp and Island Recreation Center.

To enroll in Neighborhood Outreach Connection, call (843) 480-0360.  To enroll in the Island Recreation Center, call (843)681-7273. To enroll in the St. Helena Migrant Camp, call (843)838-6868.  Enrollees at the Migrant Camp must be students in kindergarten through Grade 12, and the family must have moved within the last 36 months to work in agriculture.

Program-associated meal times and locations are:

Boys and Girls Clubs of the Lowcountry

  • Bridges Club (June 10-July 19 from 8:30-9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.)

  • Bluffton Club (June 10-August 9 from 9-10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.)      

  • Hilton Head Island Club (June 10-August 2 from 8-9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.)

  • Sheldon Club (June 10-July 26 from 8-9:30 a.m. and noon-1:30 p.m.)

Neighborhood Outreach Connection

  • Cordillo Learning Center (June 3-July 26 from 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.)

  • Oaks Learning Center (June 3-July 26 from 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.)

  • Marsh Pointe Learning Center (June 3-July 26 from 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.)

  • Parkview Learning Center (June 3-July 26 from 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.)

  • Avalon Shores Learning Center (June 3-July 26 from 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.)

  • Simmons Cay Learning Center (June 3-July 26 from 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.)

St. Helena Migrant Camp (June 10-July 18 from 8-9 a.m., 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m., 4:30-5:15 p.m.)

Island Recreation Center (June 3-August 16 from 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.)