Summer Meals for Kids (18 years and younger)

  • Summer Meals Program
    June 6 - July 28, 2022

    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 6 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

    • Margaret Willis Elementary, 1412 Belvedere Ave., Fayetteville, NC 28305

    • Ponderosa Elementary, 311 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 (Advanced ordering required):  

    Children ages 18 years and younger can receive a free lunch at the following recreation center Monday – Thursday, between approximately 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m., when ordered in advance. To order, parents call 910-678-2502 by 9 a.m. daily and provide their name, the number of children, and which recreation center they will be visiting. 


    • Cliffdale Recreation Center
      6404 Cliffdale Rd, Fayetteville, NC 28314

    • Eastover-Central Recreation Center
      3637 Pembroke Ln, Fayetteville, NC 28312

    • JD Pone Recreation Center (Gray's Creek)
      2964 School Rd, Hope Mills, NC 28348

    • Kiwanis Recreation Center
      352 Devers St, Fayetteville, NC 28303

    • Massey Hill Recreation Center
      1612 Camden Rd, Fayetteville, NC 28306

    • Pine Forest Recreation Center
      6901 Ramsey St, Fayetteville, NC 28311

    • Smith Recreation Center
      1520 Slater Ave, Fayetteville, NC 28301

    • Spring Lake Recreation Center
      245 Ruth Street,Spring Lake, NC 28390

    • Stedman Recreation Center
      175 Circle Dr, Stedman, NC 28391

    • Stoney Point Recreation Center
      7411 Rockfish Rd, Fayetteville, NC 28306

    NEW Summer Meals Bus Coming to Spring Lake

    Beginning Monday, June 13th, the Summer Meals Bus will be stopping at two locations in Spring Lake to serve free meals to children 18 years and younger.

    • 11:00 - 11:45 a.m. Monday-Thursday
      Spring Lake Library - 101 Laketree Blvd.

    • 12:00 - 12:45 p.m. Monday-Thursday
      Spring Lake Fire Station #11 - 2355 Lillington Hwy 
Kids eating at a cafeteria table

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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:


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