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Free Summer Meal Program

USDA Summer Meal Program 2013

Metro Parks Tacoma announces the sponsorship of the Simplified Summer Food Program for Children. Meals will be made available at no charge to attending children 18 years of age and younger. Metro Parks Tacoma encourages participation by all regardless of race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or ability.

Meal sites are located throughout Tacoma and include eleven Metro Parks’ park sites. All meal service times and days are listed below. (Metro Parks Tacoma will not serve meals on July 4, 2013)

In accordance with Federal Law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.

If you believe you have been treated unfairly, you may file a complaint of discrimination by writing, USDA, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call toll free (866) 632-9992 (Voice). Individuals who are hearing impaired or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Metro Parks Tacoma and the USDA are equal opportunity providers and employers.

A free Subway lunch will be distributed at these designated sites:

Site Name/ Address

Days of   Operation 

Dates of Operation

Meal Service Times   

Franklin Park
1201 S. Puget Sound Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98405

M-F

6/17/2013-
8/16/2013

Lunch 12 noon -1 pm
No Snack

Jefferson Park
3920 N. 9th Street
Tacoma, WA 98406

M-F

6/17/2013-
8/16/2013

Lunch 12 noon -1 pm
No Snack

Kandle Park
2399 N. Shirley St.
Tacoma WA 98406

M-F

6/17/2013-
8/16/2013

Lunch 12 noon -1 pm
No Snack

McKinley Playfield
4399 McKinley Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98404

M-F

6/17/2013-
8/16/2013

Lunch 12 noon -1 pm
No Snack

Peoples Community Center
1602 MLK Jr. Way
Tacoma, WA 98405

M-F

6/17/2013-
8/30/2013

Lunch 12 noon -1 pm
No Snack

Portland Ave. Park
3513 Portland Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98494

M-F

6/17/2013-
8/30/2013

Lunch 12 noon -1 pm
Snack 4 – 4:30 pm


South Park
5101 S. Puget Sound
Tacoma, WA 98409

M-F

6/17/2013-
8/16/2013

Lunch 12 noon -1 pm
No Snack

STAR Center
3873 S. 66th St.
Tacoma, WA 98407

M-F

6/17/2013-
8/30/2013

Lunch 12 noon -1 pm
No Snack

Titlow Lodge
8425 6th Ave
Tacoma, WA 98465

M-F

6/17/2013-
8/30/2013

Lunch 12 noon -1 pm
No Snack

Wapato Park
6500 S. Sheridan Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98408

M-F

6/17/2013-
8/16/2013

Lunch 12 noon -1 pm
No Snack

Wright Park
501 South I Street
Tacoma, WA 98404

M-F

6/17/2013-
8/16/2013

Lunch 12 noon -1 pm
No Snack

Additional free meal sites may be available throughout Tacoma as provided by organizations other than Metro Parks.