School district to offer free and reduced-price meals


GOSHEN COUNTY – The Goshen County School District (GCSD) will be offering free meals to all children one to 18 years of age beginning June 1 and continuing through July 30, 2021. There will be no services July 1-5, 2021.

We will have five locations in Torrington for parents to pick up meals for their child, and, also in Lingle and in Fort Laramie. This will be a grab and go operation. Children do not need to be present to receive a meal.

Pick up locations and times are as follows:

  • Trail Elementary, 1601 East M Street, Torrington, 11:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
  • Torrington High School, 2300 West C Street, Torrington, 9:50-10:30 a.m.
  • Riverside Church of Christ, 615 Main Street, Torrington, 11:05-11:20 a.m.
  • Pioneer Park, 500 Block West 15th Street, Torrington, 11:30-11:45 a.m.
  • Jirdon Park, on the corner of East 25th and East F Street, Torrington, 12:15-12:30 p.m.
  • Lingle Schools, 404 3rd Street, Lingle, 11:25-11:40 a.m.
  • Fort Laramie Community Center, 102 West Otis, Fort Laramie, 10:55-11:10 a.m.

For residents of the southern communities in Goshen County, we will be delivering meals weekly. Each pack will include six breakfasts and six lunches for each child in your household ages one to 18. If you would like to participate in this program and live in the LaGrange school area or Southeast school area, please contact Patty at the number or email listed below to make arrangements.

If you have a child that has special dietary concerns, please call Patty at GCSD, 307-532-2171, extension 2133 or email her at [email protected] and she will work with you and the school nurse to provide a meal.

Adults may purchase a meal as well; an adult breakfast will be $2.50, and an adult lunch will be $3.50.

Please feel free to contact GCSD central office with any further questions or concerns or email Patty at [email protected]

In accordance with Federal Civil Rights Law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Civil Rights Regulations and Policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by mail to U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; by fax to (202) 690-7442; or email to [email protected]

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