Child Nutrition Services will continue to provide free meals to all children under the age of 18 throughout the 2020-21 school year . Students participating in hybrid learning will receive free meals on-site. There is no registration necessary to receive free meals.

Curbside Meal Service

Students who remain in online learning, or children who do not attend a Laveen school, may pick up free meals at one of four school sites. Meals will be distributed curbside at four schools: Laveen, MC Cash, Cheatham, and Trailside Point. Distribution windows are 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Monday – Friday. Three meals and a snack will be provided at the same time.

There are no income requirements and no need to register. Children do not need to be enrolled in a Laveen school to receive a meal. For your safety and convenience, parents or guardians picking up meals on behalf of children in their care will be asked to complete and display a placard provided on your first day of meal service.

The continuation of the free meals for children program was made possible through a waiver by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

Laveen Elementary School District’s Child Nutrition Services Department may only serve one meal bundle, per child, per day. Measures are in place to ensure this federal requirement is met and we appreciate the community’s cooperation in adhering to this policy. The unlawful sale or exchange of meals or components of meals is not permitted. Laveen Child Nutrition Services reserves the right to deny service to children and families that do not comply with the federal requirements of the Summer Food Service Program and all applicable waivers.

Virtual Enrichment Activities

Laveen Child Nutrition is proud to offer virtual enrichment activities as part of the USDA At-Risk Afterschool Meals Program.