Free meals for students

Free Meal Programs offer free meals to children ages 18 and younger. Meal distribution times, locations, and eligibility requirements will vary between participating school districts and meal program availability.

Please see the information for participating school districts below.

school Districts participating in meal programs

Providing free to-go curbside meals for children during summer months. Meals distributed include both breakfast and lunch for children ages 18 years and younger. Meals will be served for free. No registration is required; just show up. Children must be present to receive a meal, but free meals are available to any child in the community age 18 years or younger regardless of the school they attend.

Meals will be distributed Monday-Friday from 11:30am-12:30pm at the following locations (June 7th through August 6th): Chapman Elementary, Citrus Elementary, Oak Bridge Academy (located on the Chico Mall), Marigold Elementary (ends June 25), Bidwell Junior High and Hooker Oak Park (lunch only)

Summer Feeding Flyer 2021

Chapman Elementary School, 1071 East 16th Street, Chico

Citrus Elementary School, 1350 Citrus Avenue, Chico 

Oakbridge Academy, 1163 E 7th St, Chico

Marigold Elementary2446 Marigold Ave, Chico

Bidwell Junior High School, 2376 North Avenue, Chico

Hooker Oak Park, 1950 E 20th St, Chico

For more information please visit: http://www.chicousd.org/Departments/Business-Services/Nutrition-Services/SUMMER-FEEDING-PROGRAM/index.html
or call: CUSD 530-891-3000 ext 20701 or 20702

Offering meals in a to-go format. Providing free to-go meals for children during the summer months. Meals distributed include both breakfast and lunch for children ages 18 years and younger. Meals will be served for free. No registration is required; just show up. Children must be present to receive a meal, but free meals are available to any child in the community ages 18 years or younger regardless of the school they attend. In addition, there will be a free meal distribution(Grab and go) for all children ages 18 and under on Thursdays.

Breakfast and lunch will be distributed Monday-Friday, Breakfast: 9:15am-9:45am,  Lunch 12pm-1pm at the following locations:

Paradise Ridge Elementary School, 5657 Recreation Drive, Paradise
Pine Ridge Elementary School, 13878 Compton Drive, Magalia

Please note: Paradise Ridge Elementary School and Pine Ridge Elementary School will not have distribution on Monday, July 5th. 

7-Day Meal Distribution Bags are distributed on Thursdays (June 10, 17, 24 and July 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29) from 9am-1pm at the following location:

Pine Ridge Elementary School, 13878 Compton Drive, Magalia

Those who require special accommodations may call the Food Services Office at 530-872-6472 for more information.