Community Summer Lunch Program

  • Free Summer Lunch Program

    Healthy Food Fuels Healthy Minds

    We’re working to provide nutritious lunches to school aged children throughout Carol Stream!

    The 2019 Community Summer Lunch Program will be serving free meals to children 18 years and younger this summer.  Meals are provided Monday-Friday from June 10 through August 9.

    Our Program Partners

    Mondays:  Heritage Presbyterian Church
    Tuesdays:  St. Andrew United Methodist Church
    Wednesdays:  Carol Stream Woman’s Club
    Thursdays:  St. Isidore Parish
    Fridays:  Village of Carol StreamCarol Stream Public Library and Carol Stream Park District.

    NEW:  Meals provided by Organic Life!

    Organic Life provides meals for CCSD Schools throughout the year.  We are pleased to offer meals that our children are familiar with and taste better than our previous menu.

    Important information on children’s nutrition:

    IL State Board of Education

    Food and Fun

    All children aged 18 and younger will be served.  No identification is needed.  Parents are encouraged to bring their children.


    Buses will be available for ALL children to ride to and from the program.*  The bus picks up children on the following schedule:

    ● Heritage Presbyterian Church (across from Glenbard North along Kuhn) in Carol Stream

    ○ Bus departs by 11:20 a.m.

    ● Intersection of Park Hill Trail & Quail Run Court in Carol Stream

    ○ Bus departs by 11:26 a.m.

    ● Students will be returned by 1:00 PM to the location that they are picked up from, without exception

    ● Note, the originally scheduled Bus 2 (with stops at Discovery Park in Hanover Park, and 127 Elk Trail in Carol Stream) has been canceled due to lack of riders.

    * A signed waiver is required.*  If you have multiple children taking the bus, a separate form is required for each child.  Please have a signed copy of the waiver available on the first day of pickup.

  • Civil Rights

    Non-Discrimination Statement

    In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

    Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

    To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter 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:     (202) 690-7442; or
    3. Email:

     This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

    Los demás programas de asistencia nutricional del FNS, las agencias estatales y locales, y sus beneficiarios secundarios, deben publicar el siguiente Aviso de No Discriminación: De conformidad con la Ley Federal de Derechos Civiles y los reglamentos y políticas de derechos civiles del Departamento de Agricultura de los EE. UU. (USDA, por sus siglas en inglés), se prohíbe que el USDA, sus agencias, oficinas, empleados e instituciones que participan o administran programas del USDA discriminen sobre la base de raza, color, nacionalidad, sexo, discapacidad, edad, o en represalia o venganza por actividades previas de derechos civiles en algún programa o actividad realizados o financiados por el USDA. Las personas con discapacidades que necesiten medios alternativos para la comunicación de la información del programa (por ejemplo, sistema Braille, letras grandes, cintas de audio, lenguaje de señas americano, etc.), deben ponerse en contacto con la agencia (estatal o local) en la que solicitaron los beneficios. Las personas sordas, con dificultades de audición o discapacidades del habla pueden comunicarse con el USDA por medio del Federal Relay Service [Servicio Federal de Retransmisión] al (800) 877-8339. Además, la información del programa se puede proporcionar en otros idiomas.

    Para presentar una denuncia de discriminación, complete el Formulario de Denuncia de Discriminación del Programa del USDA, (AD-3027) que está disponible en línea en: y en cualquier oficina del USDA, o bien escriba una carta dirigida al USDA e incluya en la carta toda la información solicitada en el formulario. Para solicitar una copia del formulario de denuncia, llame al (866) 632-9992. Haga llegar su formulario lleno o carta al USDA por: (1) correo: U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; (2) fax: (202) 690-7442; o (3) correo electrónico: Esta institución es un proveedor que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades.

Our Sponsors

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    Carol Stream Public Library.png


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    St. Andrew United Methodist Church.png


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