Summer Feeding Program

  • Our Summer Meals Program will be held from Monday, June 22 through Friday, August 14. Meal distribution will occur from 11 a.m. to noon on Mondays (2 days worth of food), Wednesdays (2 days worth of food), and Fridays (3 days worth of food). There will be no meal service on Friday, July 3 in observance of the July 4th holiday.

    All Reading children ages 18 and younger, as well as all Reading children with special needs ages 21 and younger, can receive meals. No application or proof of income needed. Meals are not available on weekends.

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our meal distribution site locations have changed. Service sites include:

      *   16th and Haak Elementary
      *   Glenside Elementary
      *   Lauer’s Park Elementary
      *   Millmont Elementary
      *   Northeast Middle
      *   Northwest Middle
      *   Southern Middle
      *   Southwest Middle
      *   Berks Community Health Center pavilion (Oakbrook)
      *   Olivet Club - Clinton Street
      *   Olivet Club - Holy Spirit
      *   Olivet Club - Mulberry Street
      *   Olivet Club - Oakbrook
      *   Olivet Club - PAL
      *   Olivet Club - Pendora Park

    More information: 
    Find a school located in your neighborhood: 
    Note: Reading Virtual Academy and RM-CTC are not summer feeding sites. 

    Summer menus will be posted at:

    If you have questions, contact our Food Service Department:

Department Overview

  • Cafeteria worker at Northwest Middle School

    The Reading School District Food Service Program is the fourth largest school food service operation in the State and produces 22,000 meals daily.  The department consists of approximately 150 employees.  We service 22 school sites and three contract sites. Since implementation of the Community Eligibility Provision of the Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act, every student has access to a free breakfast and lunch daily.  In addition, we serve breakfast in the classroom to students at our elementary and middle schools.  Our breakfast in the classroom program has received both State and Federal recognition.


  • Kurt Myers

    Kurt D. Myers
    Director of Food Service


  • Melissa Stichter
    Human Resources Generalist


    Dorinda Davidheiser


    Alexis Hohl

    Diane Madera


    Desiree Padovani

    Romanita Rivera

Food Service Workers and Substitutes Needed

  • Reading School District currently needs Food Service workers for daily and substitute positons. In order to apply for these substitute positons, you must be registered with the SOS Group. For more information, visit