Summer Lunch & Playground Program

The summer lunch and playground program is a collaboration between the Department of Agriculture, the Recreation Division of Venues Parks & Arts and the South Bend Community School Corporation. The program provides free lunches and activities for children ages 1-18 years of age in the various parks in South Bend. Each park will have a set time for lunches to be delivered and served; lunches must be eaten inside the park!! Parents are welcome to bring a lunch to eat with their children however adults may not have any part of a child’s lunch. The program must adhere to all mandates set forth by the Department of Agriculture.

Park Lunch Dates-2018
June 11 - August 3, 2018*
*closed on Wed. July 4, 2018

Everyone 18 and younger eats for free without providing any individual eligibility information at all open sites.

Follow this link to see all lunch sites offered in St. Joseph County listed by zip code SFSP parent page

By texting "Summer Meals" to 97779

or texting “Food” or “Comida” to 877-877

or by calling 211