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Oskaloosa Summer Lunch

The Oskaloosa Summer Lunch Program provides local children with free meals and fun, educational activities. Oskaloosa Summer Lunch is a great way for kids to get out of the house to spend time with friends and receive a delicious, FREE meal! The Summer Lunch Program serves a healthy meal to children ages 1 - 18 years old at several sites in the community.

Stay tuned for information about the dates and locations for 2017. Although our main focus in this program is food, the Iowa Reading Corp, as well as many volunteers, will be there to help children take part in activities that focus on teamwork, reading, physical activity, and of course, fun!
Volunteers play a huge role in this program and are responsible for all food preparation, services, and clean up. Anyone age 13 and up is encouraged to volunteer. Scroll down to view the complete list of sites. Volunteer needs for sites will be listed under each site as information becomes available. 
2017 Oskaloosa Summer Lunch Sites
Sites below are located in Oskaloosa, unless otherwise indicated. To view these sites on a map, scroll down. 
Assembly of God Church | 716 South 17th Street
M-Th | 11:15 AM - Noon | June 6 - August 4
View Volunteer Needs
College Avenue Friends Church | 912 North C Street
MWF | Noon - 12:45 PM | May 31 - August 4
View Volunteer Needs
George Daily Auditorium | 1800 North 3rd Street, Suite #2
Visit for details. | Open to all on camp days. 
Mahaska Health Partnership | Corner of North 11th Street and C Avenue East
MWF | Noon - 12:45 PM | May 31 - August 4
View Volunteer Needs
New Hope Community Center | 308 5th Avenue West
MWF | 11:45 AM - 12:30 PM | May 31 - August 4
View Volunteer Needs
Oskaloosa Elementary School | 1801 Orchard Avenue
M-F | 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM | May 30 - June 23
MWF | 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM | June 26 - August 4)
Kitchen Prep
View Volunteer Needs (May 30 - June 23)
View Volunteer Needs (June 26 - August 4)
Oskaloosa Farmers' Market | Northeast Side of the Oskaloosa Town Square
Tuesdays | 5 - 6 PM | May 23 - August 1
View Volunteer Needs
Oskaloosa Middle School | 1704 North 3rd Street
M-F | Noon - 12:30 PM | May 30 - June 23 
View Volunteer Needs
Oskaloosa Public Library | 301 South Market Street
MWF | 11:15 AM - Noon | May 31 - August 4
View Volunteer Needs
Southern Hills Apartments | 202 18th Avenue East
MWF | Noon - 12:45 PM | May 31 - August 4
View Volunteer Needs
United Methodist Church | 517 Kilbourn Street, Beacon
MWF | 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM | May 31 - August 4
View Volunteer Needs
Meals will be provided to all children without charge. Meals are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. There will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service. If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form.  You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form.  Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or e-mail at program.intake@usda.govIndividuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact UDSA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer. It is the policy of this CNP provider not to discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or religion in its programs, activities, or employment practices as required by the Iowa Code section 216.7 and 216.9.  If you have questions or grievances related to compliance with this policy by this CNP Provider, please contact the Iowa Civil Rights Commission, Grimes State Office Building, 400 E. 14th St., Des Moines, IA  50319-1004; phone number 515-281-4121, 800-457-4416; web site:


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For more information on the program or to find out about volunteer opportunities, contact
Program Director: Shayna Bruce | 641.673.6043 |
Volunteer Coordinator | 641.673.6043 |