CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) Today, the Boys and Girls Club of Cheyenne is starting its open summer food program.
Food trays at the Boys & Girls Club of Cheyenne as they get ready to begin serving free lunch and breakfast to anyone under 18 for the summer.
Chief professional officer Rolinda Sample says this is possible because of the boys and girls club academic enrichment program.
As long as you're 18 and under, she says you're welcome to join them for breakfast and lunch.
"And that is regardless of their household income or any of their background. We really want to make sure that the whole community knows that they are welcome," said Sample.
The boys and girls club is handing out bagged meals to students as well after they were donated by the Friday food bag foundation.
Also, during the school year, about 5 thousand students are enrolled in free or reduced lunch programs.
That's for laramie county school district one.
The district is offering free breakfast and lunch to any person under the age of 18 this summer.
And to make sure that families are getting the information, needs inc offers food to 5 to 600 families a month and is making sure to include information on where they can go for free meals.
Executive director Barbara Fecht says that during the school year students get used to being fed.
"And knowing that at least they had two meals a day, we don't know about their dinner schedule, but if they get a good lunch, I think they're good for the day and that is a hardship I would think on families for the summer." Said Fecht.