Food and Nutrition Services (FNS)

  • Welcome to the Food and Nutrition Service Page! Student Nutrition is an important part of the school day. Willmar Public Schools participates in the National Lunch Program, School Breakfast Program and Kindergarten Milk Program in addition to other child nutrition programs. School lunches and school breakfasts are served at all schools. Our district provides a great variety of meals packed with the energy children need to learn and grow. If you are unable to find the information you are looking for, please contact the Food and Nutrition Department. 

    Lets Eat


  • No Kid Hungry

    Important Update: No Kid Hungry Texting Line Move to a New Number
    As you may know, No Kid Hungry oversees a national texting hotline that helps parents, caregivers, community leaders and others find food assistance (summer meal sites and/or emergency food distribution sites) in their communities. This texting service is making a difference - since the start of the pandemic, more than 235,000 families have texted the site for information on how to locate food assistance in their communities.
    **The 877-877 texting number will be discontinued this month. From now on, parents and caregivers should text the word “FOOD” (or “COMIDA”) to 304-304 to find the nearest meal sites. They can also continue to find information online, visiting or**


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  • Summer Food Service:       

    Free Breakfast and Lunch meals will be available this summer from June 8-August 26 (closed July 4) at Lakeland Elementary School.

    Menus are Subject to Change.

    Site Name

    Dates and Days of Operation

    Meals with Service Times

    Lakeland Elementary


    June 8-August 26, 2022


    (Closed July 4th)

    Breakfast:  7:45-8:45am

    Lunch:  11:00am-12:00pm

    Willmar Middle School

    June 8-30, 2022


    Breakfast:  9:00-10:00am

    Lunch:  12:00-1:00pm

    Willmar Senior High

    June 8-30, 2022


    Breakfast:  8:00-9:00am

    Lunch:  11:30am-12:30pm

    Area Learning Center (ALC)

    June 8-30, 2022


    Breakfast:  8:00-9:00am

    Lunch:  11:00am-12:00pm


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  • Food and Nutrition Services Help Wanted
    Willmar Public Schools Food and Nutrition Services have positions available in the following locations:
    Please check our website for open positions in August 2022:
         Thank you!
    Please call 320-231-8473 for additional info or apply online at
    or pick up an application at our District Office (WEAC) located at 611 SW 5th Street in Willmar.
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    The Application for Education Benefits helps the district in other ways too, by completing the application more money is given to the schools to provide education for your children, and helps the schools provide other services your child might need.


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  • Food Shortages and Supply Chain Delays

    We want to let you know that Food and Nutrition Services may experience food shortages and supply chain delays during SY 2021-2022 that could put a strain on our school menus. 

    Food Shortages and Supply Chain Delays


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  • Civil Rights Statement

    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, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, 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: How to File a Complaint, 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:

    (1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
    1400 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, D.C. 20250-9410
    (2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or

    This institution is an equal opportunity provider.