Kids Lunch Club returns this summer

Kids Lunch Club is back for summer 2024. All area children and youth (18 and under) are invited to pick up a free “Grab and Go” style lunch on weekdays throughout the summer.

Organizers said that this summer, the Kids Lunch Club is expanding and will not only be providing lunches, but will also provide a variety of activities for student and family engagement. Organizers will be releasing further information about the events via the Kids Lunch Club’s Facebook page, the Decorah Elementary page and via the website

Lunch Distribution Schedule and Locations 

*1 lunch per child/youth and child/youth must be present at pick up

  • Weekdays from June 3-Aug. 13 (No Distribution July 4-9 or July 26)
  • Monday – Friday at Freeport Park from 12:15-12:35 p.m.
  • Monday – Friday at John Cline Elementary School from 12:50-1:10 p.m.
  • Can’t make it during the day to pick up lunches?  Stop by the Decorah UCC (209 W Broadway) on Wednesday evenings from 6 to 6:30 p.m. to pick up lunches for the rest of the week.  

Interested in supporting Kids Lunch Club?

Financial Donations can be made online at or mailed to Decorah UCC, P.O. Box 470, 209 W. Broadway, Decorah, IA, 52101  (please put “Kids Lunch Club” in the memo line on checks).

Contact Kids Lunch Club Director, Shanna Putnam dibble at for information regarding volunteer opportunities (packing or distributing lunches).


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