Summer Meals for Kids (18 years and younger)

  • Summer Meals Program
    June 5 - July 28, 2023

    The summer is here and it’s time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. Cumberland County Schools’ Child Nutrition Services provides free meals to children during the summer. This summer, meals will be served at the locations listed below from Monday through Thursday, starting June 5 through July 28.

    There are no income requirements or registration. Children must be present and meals must be consumed at the site location.  Anyone aged 18 or younger may receive a free meal.  For more information, call 910-678-2502.

    Lunch is available Monday-Thursday, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., on a first come first serve basis at the following locations.

    • College Lakes Elementary, 4963 Rosehill Rd, Fayetteville, NC 28311

    • Lake Rim Elementary, 1455 Hoke Loop Rd, Fayetteville, NC 28314

    • Morganton Road Elementary, 102 Bonanza Dr, Fayetteville, NC 28303

    • Rockfish Elementary, 5763 Rockfish Rd, Hope Mills, NC 28348

    • Sherwood Park Elementary, 2115 Hope Mills Rd, Fayetteville, NC 28304

    • Sunnyside Elementary, 3876 Sunnyside School Rd, Fayetteville, NC 28312

    • Walker Spivey Elementary, 500 Fisher St, Fayetteville, NC 28301


    Recreation Center Meal Sites:  

    Children ages 18 years and younger can receive a free lunch at the following recreation center Monday – Thursday.  


    • Cliffdale Recreation Center         (11:35 - 11:55)
      6404 Cliffdale Rd, Fayetteville, NC 28314

    • E.E. Miller Recreation Center      (11:00 - 11:20)
      1347 Rim Rd, Fayetteville, NC 28314

    • J.D. Fuller Recreation Center      (12:05 - 12:25)  
      6627 Old Bunce Rd, Fayetteville, NC 28314

    • Kiwanis Recreation Center          (11:00 - 11:20)  
      352 Devers St, Fayetteville, NC 28303

    • Massey Hill Recreation Center   (12:20 - 12:40)
      1612 Camden Rd, Fayetteville, NC 28306

    • Smith Recreation Center              (11:40 - 12:00)
      1520 Slater Ave, Fayetteville, NC 28301

    • Spring Lake Recreation Center   (11:00 - 11:20)  
      245 Ruth Street, Spring Lake, NC 28390

    • Westover Recreation Center       (12:35 - 12:55)
      267 Bonanza Dr, Fayetteville, NC 28303

    Summer Meals Bus Coming to Spring Lake

    Beginning Monday, June 5th, the Summer Meals Bus will be stopping at two locations in Spring Lake to serve free meals to children 18 years and younger.

    • Spring Lake Library                  (11:30 - 11:50  Monday-Thursday)
      101 Laketree Blvd, Spring Lake, NC 28390

    • Spring Lake Fire Station #11    (12:00 - 12:20  Monday-Thursday)
       2355 Lillington Hwy, Spring Lake, NC 28390


    Summer Meals Menu

    Interested In Becoming A Meal Site?

    We are now accepting applications from organizations that would like to serve as a site to receive meals prepared by CNS this summer.  

    Click Here to Apply to be a Summer Meals Site

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  • 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;

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

      3.  email:


    This institution is an equal opportunity provider.