Food for Students During the Summer Months

Find out how to get no-cost meals for students this summer.

Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) Office of Food and Nutrition Services is offering healthy meals at locations throughout Fairfax County this summer under the USDA Summer Food Service Program. The same meals will be available at no separate charge to all participants at each site.  Our goal is to provide every student in FCPS daily access to a healthy meals during this pandemic.

All FCPS students (regardless of age) are eligible for free meals, as well as other county children that are eighteen (18) years and under. Parents/caregivers picking up meals for children should let staff know how many children's meals they need.  Adults may purchase meals only at the meal kit sites. 

The meals will be provided at no cost for students through June 2022. FCPS students are welcome to come to any of the sites or bus route stops to pick up a meal during these time periods.    

Please wear a mask when picking up meals.  

Please contact the Office of Food and Nutrition Services at 703-813-4800 with any questions.

Summer Meal Program

Meal Kit Sites (every Monday) June 28 through August 2 

Summer Meal Kits, containing seven (7) days of breakfast and lunch items packed in bulk. will be offered on Mondays at the sites listed below.  Meal kits are available at no-cost to FCPS students and children eighteen (18) years of age and under.  Parents/caregivers may pick up for children and adults may purchase kits for $28.00.  Please wear a mask when picking up the meal kits.  

Meal kits will be available for pick up every Monday from 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. or until supplies are exhausted.

Dates of distribution

  • June 28
  • July 6 (please note distribution is Tuesday, July 6 due to the Monday, July 5 holiday)
  • July 12
  • July 19
  • July 26
  • August 2

Summer Meal Kit sites

Meal Kit Buses - June 28 through August 5

Ten (10) buses will run weekly routes throughout the community distributing meal kits, containing seven (7) days of breakfast and lunch items packed in bulk.

These bus routes are weekly stops Monday - Thursday only.  Please note that Monday bus routes will operate on Friday, July 2 to cover the Monday, July 5 holiday.

All meals are available at no-cost to FCPS students and children eighteen (18) years of age and under.  Parents/caregivers may pick up for children.  Adult meals will not be available for purchase. 

Bus Routes for Summer Meal Distribution

IMPORTANT DATES for Summer Meal Program

Tuesday, June 15 to Friday, June 25

  • No meal service.

Monday, June 28

  • Summer meal program begins
    • Meal Kit sites open
    • Bus routes begin and will run weekly stops Monday - Thursday (except for July 2 - see below)

Friday, July 2

  • Bus routes that normally deliver on Mondays will provide meals on this date due to the Monday, July 5 holiday.

Monday, July 5

  • No meal service.

Tuesday, July 6

  • Meal Kit sites will distribute meals on Tuesday, July 6 due to the Monday, July 5 holiday.

Monday, July 12

  • Meal Kit sites open.

Monday, July 19

  • Meal Kit sites open.

Monday, July 26

  • Meal Kit sites open.

Monday, August 2

  • Meal Kit sites open - last day of distribution.

Thursday, August 5

  • Last day of meal distribution via bus routes.

Friday, August 6 to Friday, August 20

  • No meal service.

Monday, August 23

  • First day of school. 
  • No-cost meals available for all students through June 2022.

Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer

The P-EBT benefits have been expanded through June 2021

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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