South Texas ISD to Offer Free Summer Meals for Community

Mercedes, TX — The South Texas Independent School District (STISD) will provide free breakfast and lunch meals to children 18 years old and younger, as well as enrolled students up to 21 years old with disabilities, from May 27 through June 27.

Meals will be served dine-in only at the cafeterias of four STISD campuses. Breakfast will be available from 7:30-8:30 a.m., and lunch from 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday.

The meal locations are:

Edinburg: South Texas ISD Preparatory Academy/World Scholars Cafeteria, 510 S. Sugar Rd.

Mercedes: South Texas ISD Health Professions Cafeteria, 700 Med High Drive

Olmito: South Texas ISD Medical Professions Cafeteria, 10650 N Expressway 77/83

San Benito: South Texas ISD Rising Scholars Academy Cafeteria, 151 S. Helen Moore Rd.

No enrollment in STISD is required for children to receive meals, and there is no cost to the family.

For further information, contact Oliver Galvan, Child Nutrition Director, at [email protected] or 956-514-4230.

In compliance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) policies, the USDA and institutions administering USDA programs are prohibited from discrimination based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal for prior civil rights activity. Alternative communication means for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape) are available upon request. To file a complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form found online or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

For more information on the program and to file a complaint, visit the USDA’s website or contact the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights.

South Texas ISD remains committed to serving the community and ensuring that all children have access to nutritious meals during the summer break.