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Spring Break

Marion and Polk Counties "Free Lunch and Books"

Find your nearest location and come to enjoy a healthy lunch and read your favorite book. 
The Spring Break Lunch and Book Program will take place in over 45 sites in the communities of Salem, Keizer, Silverton, Scotts Mills, Mount Angel, Aumsville, Jefferson, Stayton, Hubbard, Woodburn, Gervais, Brooks, Dallas, Independence, and Falls City. These sites include local schools, churches, apartment complexes, Boys & Girls Clubs, a library, and a bowling alley. A list of meal sites it is available online at Marion and Polk counties lunch and books

This year, an estimated 9,000 meals will be served.  Community partners involved in the free hunger-relief program include Salem-Keizer School District and 10 other area school districts, Sodexo, Salem Housing Authority, Boys and Girls Clubs, Salem-Keizer Education Foundation and Reading for All.

School lunch is a vital meal for thousand of young students, during this Spring Break; we want to make sure children will have access to healthy food and books.  

We need people to help make and pack lunches at MPFS headquarters, and serve lunches and do enrichment activities with the children at program sites. If you are interested to volunteer, please contact Toni Sisneros at 503-569-6500 or sisnerost@gmail.com.