Safford Summer Food Program kicks off Tuesday, May 31 

File Photo: The Safford Summer Food Program will serve breakfast and lunch from Safford Middle School and Ruth Powell Elementary School from May 31 – July 28.

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SAFFORD – Safford Unified School District is sponsoring a Summer Food Service Program.  Meals will be served Tuesday, May 31 – Thursday July 28.  

Meals are free for children and teens 18 years and younger. There are no forms to fill out and the program is open to all area children regardless of where they attend school.  

Meals are available at the Safford Middle School Cafeteria and Ruth Powell Elementary School Cafeteria.  Hot breakfast will be served from 7 – 9 a.m. at Safford Middle and from 7 – 8 a.m. at Ruth Powell.  Hot lunch will be served from 11 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. at Safford Middle and from 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at Ruth Powell.  

A drive through is also available behind the Middle School cafeteria. The drive through offers breakfast and lunch combo meals all in one bag.  Please enter the parking area off 11th Street and proceed to the pick-up area.   

The drive through is open from 10:30 am – 12:30 pm Monday – Friday.  Please only get one breakfast and one lunch per child per day.  Please do not get meals from both inside and outside.  Meals are free for all children.  Adults may purchase meals in the cafeteria for $2.50 for breakfast and $3.50 for lunch.  Drive through adult combo meals are $6 and include breakfast and lunch.  For questions about the program, please call Jon Walker at 348-7005 or email

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.