City To Provide Nutritious Meals for Children Through Its Summer “Lunch’s On Us!” Program

Free Lunch and Snack Program Offered for Youth Ages 1-18

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – To ensure our local youth have access to nutritious meals during their summer school break, the Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation Department will again sponsor the “Lunch’s On Us!” Summer 2019 Food Service Program from June 10–August 2, 2019. This program will be offered from June 10–August 2, 2019 and is FREE of charge for all youth ages 1-18. Registration and proof of income is not required. Lunch and afternoon snacks will be provided at 19 sites throughout the city. Lunch will be served Monday–Friday, from 11:30am–1pm and an afternoon snack from 2:30pm–3:30pm. All sites will be closed July 4, 2019.

Children will receive hot lunches that are dietician-certified and well-balanced to nourish young developing bodies to be strong and healthy which has been proven to benefit academic performance and enrich their lives.

For more information and list of sites, call the Summer Food Hotline at (361) 826-3467; or visit (Recreation Centers).

Below is the list of participating sites:

Ben Garza Gym                                            1815 Howard St., 78408

Casa De Manana                                        4702 Old Brownsville Rd., 78405

Del Mar College (starts June 17)              101 Baldwin Blvd., 78404

Ethel Eyerly Senior Center                         615 Graham Rd,78418

Holly Park Apartments (starts June 17)   3338 Holly Rd., 78415

Joe Garza Recreation Center                    3204 Highland Ave., 78405

La Armada (Housing Authority)                 1455 Southgate Dr., 78415

Lexington Manor                                          5201 Kostoryz Rd., 78415

Lindale Recreation Center                         3133 Swantner St., 78404

Lulac Village Park Apartments                  1417 Horne Rd., 78416

Lulac West Park                                           10702 IH-37, 78410

Molina Neighborhood Center                    614 Horne Rd., 78416

Northwest Senior Center                            9725 Up River Rd., 78410

Oak Park Recreation Center                      842 Erwin Ave., 78408

Oso Recreation Center                               1111 Bernice Dr., 78412

Oveal Williams Senior Center                    1414 Martin Luther King Dr., 78401

Owen R. Hopkins Public Library               3202 McKinzie Rd., 78410

The Palms at Leopard                                 2725 Leopard St., 78408

YWCA (starts June 17)                               4601 Corona Dr., 78411 (Mon.–Thurs.)
(List of sites may be subject to change.)


This program is made possible through a grant funded by the Texas Department of Agriculture. In accordance with federal law and USDA policy, the City of Corpus Christi promotes participation regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. Reasonable accommodations are provided upon request and in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. For assistance or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact (361) 826-3467 at least 48 hours in advance.

USDA Director, Civil Rights Division, 1400 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272 or (202) 720-6382 (TTY) USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

The Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation Department is dedicated to providing quality, affordable enrichment programs for all ages and interests. For more information about the wide variety of programs and services offered by the department, visit We invite everyone to Live. Learn. Play!


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