• 2024 Summer Meals Information

    Public Meal Sites (Monday-Friday, June 3-July 26)

    These lunches must be consumed on-site and are free for ages 1-18. Adult meals can be purchased for $5 (cash or check).
    No registration is required.

      • Lawrence Public Library: 11:00 a.m.-Noon (closed June 19, July 4-5)
      • Lawrence Arts Center: Noon-1:00 p.m. (closed June 14, 19, July 4-5, 19)

    Weekly Meal Kits (5 days of breakfasts & lunches to prepare at home)

    Free for ages 1-18, no adult meals

      • Advanced registration is required at https://bit.ly/USD497mealkits.
      • Meal kits can only be provided to individuals who are not participating in summer meals at another meal location, including Boys & Girls Club summer sites.
      • Pick up meal kits between 7:00-9:00 a.m. Tuesdays (June 4, 11, 18, 25, July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, August 6) at the Youth Sports Complex (4911 W. 27th St, Lawrence, KS 66047)


    Please reach out to our Nutrition and Wellness staff with any questions or concerns at 785-832-5000 or fs.office.staff@usd497.org. Thank you for the opportunity to serve your family!

    Julie Henry, MS Ed.

    Director, Nutrition & Wellness

    Nutrition & Wellness District Office Contact Information

    Julie Henry, MS Ed. - Director (julie.henry@usd497.org)

    Jennifer Flowers - Supervisor (jflowers@usd497.org)

    Lori Drumm - Accounts Payable / Accounts Receivable (ldrumm@usd497.org)

    Marcie Hassinger - Chef / Culinary Training Specialist (marcie.hassinger@usd497.org)

    110 McDonald Drive

    Lawrence, KS 6604

    Phone: 785-832-5000

  • This institution is an equal opportunity provider.