Summer Meals Program Has Begun For Any Child Under 18 Yrs
The Lunchlizard and Summer meals program as begun in Mesa County and any child under the age of 18 years of age can get a free lunch this summer. The Lunchlizard will make 15 stops per day now through Aug. 2. They operate two vans and try to make stops where children play and where the area or neighborhood is struggling. They provide healthy meals consisting mainly of the main dish, vegetables, fruit, milk, and whole grains.
No child should go hungry the lunchlizard program serves meals reimbursed through th USDA Summer food Service program all made possible with the help of The Western Colorado Community Foundation, Rocky Mountain Health Plans, Alpine Bank, Grand Junction Lions Club, Share Our Strength/No Kid Hungry, and students at Colorado Mesa University and Independence Academy.
If you would like a complete schedule of stops click here. The Lunchlizard makes several stops they have the Grand Junction, Orchard Mesa route, the Palisade route, and the Clifton route.