Summer free meal program begins in La Crosse

Summer Food Program is open to anyone 18 and under

LA CROSSE (WKBT) – The YMCA launched its Summer Food Program Tuesday, providing free meals to anyone 18 or under.

The La Crosse Area Family YMCA will serve food at 8 locations this summer:

  • Huber Court Community Center (Hot meals)
  • Schuh Mullen Community Center (Hot meals)
  • Badger-Hicker Park
  • Copeland Splash
  • Poage Park
  • Dahl Family YMCA
  • Community Youth Center
  • R.W. Houser Family YMCA

The program is part of the YMCA’s year-round effort to address child hunger. During the summer months, 5 out of 6 kids are not able to get free or reduced-price meals, according to the YMCA. Participating youth will be provided meals as well as recreational and learning activities.

Each location has a specific time when food will be available. A full list of dates, times and locations can be found here.

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