Free summer meals for kids at eight district buildings

Hands of a person filling rows of white meal bags for distribution

The City School District of ʿ once again is participating in the Summer Food Service Program this year. Free breakfast and lunch will be provided to all children 18 years and under at the sites and times listed below.

Please note that all meals must be eaten on-site during the timeframes listed for each location. Grab-and-go service is not available.

  • ʿ, 700 Washington Avenue
    • July 8-August 20
      • Breakfast: 8-9 a.m.
      • Lunch: Noon-1 p.m.
  • ʿ International Academy, 50 North Lark Street
    • July 8-August 9
      • Breakfast: 8:15-9:15 a.m.
      • Lunch: Noon-1 p.m.
  • ʿ School of Humanities, 108 Whitehall Road
    • July 8-August 16
      • Breakfast: 8:30-9:30 a.m.
      • Lunch: 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
  • Giffen Memorial Elementary School, 274 South Pearl Street
    • July 8-August 16
      • Breakfast: 8-9 a.m.
      • Lunch: 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
  • Pine Hills Elementary School, 41 North Allen Street
    • July 15-August 9
      • Breakfast: 8-8:30 a.m.
      • Lunch: Noon-12:30 p.m.
  • Sheridan Preparatory Academy, 400 Sheridan Avenue
    • July 8-August 16
      • Breakfast 8-9 a.m.
      • Lunch: 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
  • Stephen and Harriett Myers Middle School, 100 Elbel Court off Whitehall Road
    • July 8-August 8 (Monday through Thursday only)
      • Breakfast: 8-9 a.m.
      • Lunch: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
  • Tony Clement Center for Education, 395 Elk Street
    • July 8-August 16
      • Breakfast: 9-10 a.m.
      • Lunch: Noon-1 p.m.

Questions? Contact School Lunch Director Lisa Perron at (518) 475-6644 or lperron@albany.k12.ny.us.

Persons interested in receiving more information should contact: City School District of ʿ, 1 Academy Park, ʿ, NY 12207-1099.

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; or 

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

3. Email: 
Program.Intake@usda.gov

The City School District of ʿ is an equal opportunity provider.