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Summer 2019 Meal Program

Posted June 14, 2019

HAGERSTOWN, MD (June 14, 2019) – The Food and Nutrition Services department of Washington County Public Schools (WCPS) is making available its annual summer meal program, providing free meals for anyone 18 years of age and younger Monday through Friday from June 17 through August 23. Department staff will operate six Meal Machine vehicles at the following times and locations:

  • 8:45 a.m. (Breakfast); 11:30 a.m. (Lunch) – Children In Need, 131 West North Avenue, Hagerstown
  • 11 a.m. (Lunch) – Cortland Manor, 12806 Little Elliot Drive, Hagerstown
  • 11:30 a.m. (Lunch) – Family Health Care of Hagerstown, 201 Cleveland Avenue
  • 11:30 a.m. (Lunch) – Noland Village Community Center, 1048 Noland Drive, Hagerstown
  • 12:15 p.m. (Lunch) – Otterbein United Methodist Church, 108 East Franklin Street, Hagerstown
  • 11:30 a.m. (Lunch) – Pangborn Park, 591 Pangborn Boulevard, Hagerstown
  • Noon (Lunch) – Valley Meadows Townhomes, 11201 Scarlet Oak Drive, Hagerstown
  • 11:30 a.m. (Lunch) – Washington County Library, 100 South Potomac Street, Hagerstown

The Elgin Station Boys & Girls Club, 40 Elgin Boulevard, Hagerstown, will offer breakfast starting at 8:30 a.m. and lunch starting at 11:30 a.m., Monday through Friday from June 24 through August 9. Two school-based sites, Bester Elementary, 385 Mill Street, Hagerstown and Salem Avenue Elementary, 1323 Salem Avenue, Hagerstown, will offer breakfast starting at 9 a.m. and lunch starting at noon each Monday through Thursday. The Bester site is open from June 17 through August 22 and Salem Avenue from June 24 through August 22.

The Salvation Army Kitchen at 541 George Street, Hagerstown will serve as an additional WCPS summer meal site. Children 18 and under can receive one free lunch from WCPS starting at 11 a.m. each weekday from June 18 through August 23. At the Salvation Army site, children 18 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

No meals will be served on July 4.

Participation requirements for the program and all activities are the same for all regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. There will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service. 
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.