Free meals available to students across Indiana during Summer 2024

Last Updated on June 10, 2024 by Indiana Department of Education

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INDIANAPOLIS – This summer, all Indiana students age 18 and younger have access to free, nutritious meals and snacks at more than 1,000 locations statewide through the 2024 Summer Food Service Program.

To find a Summer Food Service site, families can use the USDA Summer Meals Site Finder to search for sites near them. Site locations and meal service times vary based on local area. Households can find information about the meal types served and days of the week when meals are offered. Families can also call USDA National Hunger Hotline at 1-866-3-HUNGRY or 1-877-8-HAMBRE or use the No Kid Hungry Summer Meals Texting Hotline by texting “FOOD” or “COMIDA” to 304-304 to find the closest meal service sites. Free SFSP meals are still available to all children age 18 and under even if families are participating in Indiana SUN Bucks (Summer EBT).  

Site locations and meal service times vary throughout the state, and locations range from parks and community centers to schools, churches and mobile feeding sites. For more than 40 years, the Summer Food Service Program has provided children ages 18 and under with access to free, nutritious meals and snacks during the summer months. 

The Summer Food Service Program is a federal nutrition program funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and administered by the Indiana Department of Education. The program is designed to meet the needs of low-income children in areas where children may have limited access to good nutrition. 

In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at:, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:

  1. Mail:
    U.S. Department of Agriculture
    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
    1400 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or

  2. fax: (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or

  3. email:

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

SOURCE: News release from Indiana Department of Education


Caston Schools will serve free meals for all kids up to 18 years of age Monday through Friday, May 28 – June 28, 2024. Breakfast is from 7:30-8:30 a.m. and Lunch is from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Lewis Cass Schools will offer free summer and breakfast and lunch at Lewis Cass Elementary for anyone 18 and under Monday-Friday from June 3-21, 2024. Menus are available on the Lewis Cass website. Breakfast from 9-10 a.m., lunch from 11:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Enter through door 1 and enjoy your meal in the cafeteria.

Logansport Community School Corporation

Logansport Community School Corporation invites you to participate in our Summer Feeding Program. Landis Elementary and Logansport High School will serve as open sites for breakfast and lunch, Monday
through Friday starting June 3rd. This is available for ALL children under the age of 18 to come and enjoy a FREE nutritious meal.

Landis: Breakfast 8-9 a.m.
LHS: Breakfast 7:45-8:45 a.m.
Landis & LHS: Lunch 11:15-12:15 p.m.

Landis will start serving June 3rd through July 12th.
Landis will NOT serve meals on June 19th, July 4th & 5th.

LHS will start serving June 3rd through June 28th
LHS will NOT serve meals on July 4th & 5th

Menus posted at

Pioneer Regional School Corporation is NOT participating in the summer meal program for June and July 2024, according to their website.

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