HPARD to offer summer food service program
The Houston Parks and Recreation Department announced its summer food service program to run Monday, June 4 through Aug. 17.
The program provides free lunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and a snack from 3-4 p.m. for children 1-18 years old at 460 sites throughout Houston. Participating sites include all 59 HPARD community centers as well as numerous churches, apartment complexes, recreation/learning centers, youth organizations, schools and nonprofit agencies. To find the nearest program site, call 713-676-6832 or 211 and specify a zip code.
Meals will include one serving of milk, two or more servings of vegetables and/or fruits, one serving of grain or bread and one serving of meat or meat alternative in compliance with federal and state requirements. All food is prepared off site.
The HPARD Summer Food Service Program is administered through the Texas Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Division in accordance with federal law and USDA policy. For more information, visit www.houstonparks.org or call 832-395-7022.