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Free Student Breakfasts to Begin Oct 3

Lower Dauphin to offer free student breakfasts starting Monday, October 3, 2022 through the end of the 2022-2023 school year.

On Friday, September 9, Gov. Tom Wolf announced that the state will provide funding to ensure that every student in the Commonwealth could receive a free school breakfast meal this year, starting on October 1.

This change is only applicable to the School Breakfast Program in the 2022-2023 School Year and does not affect a student’s eligibility status for lunch (free, reduced, and paid, respectively).

Prior to COVID-19, Lower Dauphin cafeterias averaged 48,000 student breakfasts per year. Last year, when free breakfasts were offered by the federal government, more than 68,000 student breakfasts were served.

If you have any questions, please contact our Food Service department at 717-566-5353.