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Summer lunches

‘One in Christ’ / Creston Area Food Pantry ‘Grab and Go’ summer lunch program

One in Christ, a group of local churches, in conjunction with Creston Area Food Pantry, will be taking over the Grab and Go summer lunch program from Creston Community Schools for the remainder of the summer.

“Grab and Go” lunches, including a snack, are available at these two locations in Creston:

Mondays through Fridays

First United Methodist Church (north parking lot), 400 N. Elm St. from 11:30 to 12:30 p.m.

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays

Rainbow Park, 508 S. Birch St. from 11:30 to 12 p.m.

Creston Area Food Pantry will have weekend food bags available at both locations on Fridays. For further information about this program call 641-782-0759.

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The East Union Emergency Meal Program

Mondays and Thursdays, has been extended through July 30. Sites remain as follows:

• Fairview Housing from Noon to 12:10 p.m.

• Afton City Park from 12:15 to 12:30 p.m. — Southwest corner south side.

• Arispe City Park from 12:40 to 12:50 p.m. — east side.

• Lorimor Trailer Park from 12:20 to 12:30 p.m. — Corner of Main and Iowa Streets or at the Southwest Corner.

• Lorimor City Park from 12:35 to 12:45 p.m.

East side delivery door of school kitchen from 1:05 to 2:30 p.m. — Enter the primary drive, continue to the alcove where there is a blue delivery door. Pull into the alcove and ring the bell and meals will be delivered to your “opened” trunk. Three lunches and breakfasts are available each delivery day. The program is free to all children one through 18 years old. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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Diagonal Community School

Mondays and Thursdays

Summer breakfast and lunch lunch pick-ups are available at the Diagonal School parking lot. Breakfast may be picked up between 7:30 and 8:30 a.m., and lunch may be picked up between 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.

This service is free for 18 and younger, but adults may purchase meals. Adult meals are $2.50 breakfast and $4 lunch. For further information contact Danielle at 641-344-6655, or visit the school’s Facebook page.

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Prescott Grab & Go summer lunch, reading program

Every Thursday through Aug. 6

Prescott United Church is hosting a free summer lunch program for youth 18 and under. Lunch and library materials will be distributed for pick up at the Prescott United Church at 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. each Thursday until Aug. 6. As the library is not having any gatherings at this time, library materials will also be available for pick up and drop off on Thursdays as well, along with lunches.

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Connections Area Agency on Aging

Connections Area Agency on Aging is offering emergency meal door delivery to seniors in our community. Frozen and shelf-stable meals can be ordered in increments of 5, and delivered on a weekly or bi-weekly basis. Care packs are also available which includes toilet paper, paper towels and other non-perishable food items. For more information please contact 1-800-432-9209.

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