Free lunch available Thanksgiving week at Salem-Keizer schools
Seven in ten Salem-Keizer students qualify for free school lunch. To make sure they don't go hungry while school is out, local cafeterias are open this week.
Students eat breakfast on the first day of school at Bush Elementary School. (Rachel Alexander/Salem Reporter)
Local students aren't in class this week, but a dozen elementary school cafeterias will be open and serving free lunch.
Salem-Keizer School District officials provide free meals to students over school breaks to make sure kids who rely on school-provided food don't go hungry.
Seven in ten Salem-Keizer students are low-income and qualify for free lunch at school.
Anyone 18 or younger can get lunch from noon to 12:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday this week. No proof of income or registration is required.
Participating elementary schools:
News tip? Contact reporter Rachel Alexander: [email protected] or 503-575-1241.
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