Free meals available for local children

Free meals available for local children

May 25, 2016

Henry County School Nutrition Programs is a Sponsor of the Summer Food Service Program.  The following open sites will welcome any child during meal service times. 

Adults accompanying children are welcome to eat with their children at a cost of $1.25 for breakfast or $2.00 for lunch or supper.  Meals will be provided Monday through Thursday from June 1 - August 5 at Laurel Park Middle School, Sanville Elementary School, and Stanleytown Elementary School. Breakfast will be offered from 7:30 am to 10:30 am and lunch from 10:45 am to 12:00 noon. 

Meals will be provided Monday through Friday from June 1-August 5 at God’s Love Outreach 1223 Chatham Heights Road, Martinsville, VA, Breakfast 8:30am-9:00am, Lunch 12:00 noon-12:30pm.  Meals will be provided Tuesday & Thursday from June 14 – July 14 at Campbell Court Elementary, Breakfast 8:00 to 9:00am, Lunch 10:00 to 11:30am.

Lunch will be offered June 1 – July 28   Monday – Thursday from 11:00am to 1:00pm by Smith Memorial United Methodist Church at 2703 Daniels Creek Road.  Lunch will be offered June 1 - August 5 Monday – Thursday from 11:30am to 1:00pm and snack on Fridays by Bassett Library and Collinsville Library.

Lunch will be offered June 2-July 28 Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 12:00 to 1:00pm by Ridgeway Library.  Snack will be offered June 14-July 20 Tuesday and Wednesday at Martinsville Library from 9:45am to 11:30am.  Lunch will be offered June 6-June 23 Monday – Thursday from 11:30 to 1:00pm at Magna Vista High School.  All sites will be closed July 4 – 8, 2016.

The following is a list of church Vacation Bible Schools that will be offering supper in June: June 4 at Blackberry Baptist; June 7-9 at Fresh Start Ministry and Fairway Baptist; June 13-16 at Vision Assembly of God; June 13-17 at Bassett Worship Center, Temple Baptist, and Oakhill Cathedral of Glory;  June 15-18  at County Line Church;  June 22-24 at God’s Love Outreach;  June 22-26 at Mt. Zion United Holy, and  Freedom Baptist.

June 3 – July 27 (Wed. Night Only Bible Study) at Fairway Baptist Youth.  

June 1 - Aug 3 (Wed. Night Only Bible Study) at Blackberry Baptist.

All meals must be consumed on site. For meal service times and addresses, please go to the Henry County Schools website at: and click on Summer Food Service Programs.

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA. 

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.  

Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.  To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at:, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992.

Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:(1)   mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; (2)   fax: (202) 690-7442; or (3)  email:


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