Here’s how to get free summer meals at NYC schools, pools, and parks

Here’s how to get free summer meals at NYC schools, pools, and parks

New York City’s education department recently served its millionth free summer meal to young people across the five boroughs. 

The vast majority of those meals were served during the school day to children attending Summer Rising, the city’s free program that mixes academics and enrichment for elementary and middle school students. Only about 16% were takeaway meals, according to city officials. 

Advocates are still trying to get the word out about the program’s free breakfast and lunch. Anyone 18 years old or younger, whether or not they attend public school, can get meals at more than 300 city sites.

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