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TUSD offers new school lunch program

Posted at 10:06 PM, Aug 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-08 01:06:55-04

TUCSON, Ariz. — The Tucson Unified School District summer meal program is ending on Monday and being replaced with another one.

This meal program will no longer offer free meals for children 18 and under.

However, 60 of the district's schools qualify for a program, which allows enrolled students to be given free food. If a students attends a school that does not qualify families can apply online.

This year the district is offering added flexibility.

TUSD Food Services Director Lindsay Aguilar said "We have 67 stops across our district where families can pick up meals breakfast and lunch at one time. The food will be provided cold or frozen so families can heat it up whenever they'd like."

Parents can pick up the meals on behalf of the students.

For bus routes and a break-down of what is being offered this year, click here.