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Richland One to Provide Free Meals to Children June 5-July 20

Again this summer, Richland One will provide free meals to any child age 18 or younger, regardless of their school district attendance zone, through the federally-funded Seamless Summer Option.

From June 5 through July 20, meals will be available for children Monday through Thursday at 27 school sites throughout the district. Breakfast will be served from 7:45 – 9 a.m., and lunch will be available from 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. All meals must be eaten on site.

Students participating in Richland One’s Summer SOAR programs and camps will be fed at one of the 27 locations. Non-program participants are encouraged to receive breakfast and lunch daily at the four sites listed below, but they also may receive meals at any of the other locations:

  • Carver-Lyon Elementary School  - 2100 Waverly Street, Columbia, SC 29204

  • St. Andrews Middle School  - 1231 Bluefield Road, Columbia, SC 29210

  • Eau Claire High School - 4800 Monticello Road, Columbia, SC 29203

  • Lower Richland High School - 2615 Lower Richland Blvd, Hopkins, SC 29061

For more information, contact Richland One’s Nutrition Services department at (803) 231-6953 or



The USDA requires that the following non-discrimination statement accompany information about its 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 mail to U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; fax: (202) 690-7442; or email: This institution is an equal opportunity provider.



June 5-July 20, 2023