• 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)
      • Summer Meal Kit Menus and Preparation Instructions


    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.