Sacramento City Unified kicks off another year of its free summer meals program

June 25, 2024

SACRAMENTO — School is out for the summer, but for many students across the Sacramento region, being away from school can mean going hungry.

That’s why the Sacramento Unified School District is again providing free summer meals at several schools and community locations starting Monday.

For another consecutive year, the district’s Central Kitchen is stepping up to make sure students get free meals this summer.

Tom Lucero, the Central Kitchen manager, said they’ll be serving 37,000 meals a day. He and his staff are taking the tall order of prepping hot and cold meals using locally sourced ingredients.

He’s confident the foods they’re creating are top-notch. Read more…