Des Moines Public Schools is pleased to announce 23 free meals sites will be open across the city this summer, with the possibility of adding additional locations as staffing allows. Please check frequently for updates.
DMPS is participating in the USDA Summer Food Service Program, which will allow for a safe and streamlined service of nutritious meals during the 2022 summer break. Free meals will be provided to all children 18 years or younger regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, or disability.
Please note: Meals will not be available July 4. Meals will also not be available July 4-8 at the following locations: Carver Elementary, Hiatt Middle School, Moore Elementary, and Studebaker Elementary.
June 6 – June 30, 2022
Monday – Friday, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Brody Middle School, 2501 Park Ave.
Hoyt Middle School, 2700 East 42nd St.
Meredith Middle School, 4827 Madison Ave.
June 6 – August 12 (except July 4)
Monday – Friday from 10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Brubaker Elementary, 2900 East 42nd St.
Carver Elementary, 705 East University Ave. (No meal service July 4-8)
Cattell Elementary, 3101 East 12th St.
Crivaro Park, 1105 E Railroad Ave.
Hiatt Middle School, 1430 East University Ave. (No meal service July 4-8)
Hillis Elementary, 2401 56th St.
Jackson Elementary, 3825 Indianola Ave.
McCombs Middle School, 201 County Line Rd.
Moore Elementary, 3716 50th St. (No meal service July 4-8)
River Woods Elementary, 2929 SE 22nd St.
Studebaker Elementary, 300 E. County Line Rd. (No meal service July 4-8)
Union Park, 725 Thompson Ave.
June 6 -July 1
Monday – Friday, 10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Garton Elementary, 2820 E. 24th St.
McKinley Elementary, 1610 SE 6th St.
Merrill Middle School, 5301 Grand Ave.
Morris Elementary School, 1401 Geil Ave.
Park Avenue Elementary, 3141 SW 9th St.
South Union Elementary, 4201 South Union St.
Windsor Elementary, 5912 University Ave.
June 13 – July 22 (except July 4)
Monday – Friday, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Findley Elementary, 5912 University Ave.
Funding for the program is through the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Des Moines Public Schools. Meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or ability.
If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complain of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, or at any USDA office, or call 866-632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax 202-690-7442 or email at email@example.com. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact the USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339 or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
The Des Moines Independent Community School district does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, disability, religion, creed, age (for employment), martial status (for programs), sexual orientation, gender identity and socioeconomic status (for programs) in its educational programs and its employment practices. In addition, the district prohibits acts of intolerance or any form of harassment toward employees or students. If you have questions, concerns or a complaint related to this policy, please contact Carol Wynn-Green, 2100 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, IA 50321; phone: 515-242-7709; email: firstname.lastname@example.org.