Mountain Home Summer Feeding Program

Summer Feeding ProgramThe “Picnic in the Park” lunch program operates from noon to 1 PM weekdays at Carl Miller Park and Skyview Terrace Apartments (outside clubhouse). Meals are available free for children ages 1 up to age 18. Adults can receive the same meals for a small fee.

The Summer Feeding program begins the first full week of June and concludes the end of the first week in August. The 2018 Summer Feeding Program has already concluded – see you next year!

The food served is reviewed for nutritional value by the USDA and Mountain Home qualifies as an approved Summer feeding location. This program is sponsored by St. Vincent de Paul but funded federally through the USDA. During the month of June 2018, more than 5,300 meals were served in the park!

This amazing program works in partnership with other community groups that provide fun activities for the free lunch recipients:

  • Golf Lessons by TJ Gomez from Desert Canyon Golf Course
  • Mountain Home Library- Twice weekly Literacy activities
  • Fire Department-Explore fire trucks and equipment
  • Wagon’s Ho-Explore history of the Old West
  • Mountain Home Museum-Explore Gold Mining
  • Bounce House-Recreational Fun

If you would like to partner with the Summer Feeding Program or volunteer contact Lisa Stover-Russel at (208) 599-0095. For all other inquires please ask at the feeding site.


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, marital status, family/parental status, income derived from a public assistance program, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity, in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA (not all bases apply to all programs).

St. Vincent de Paul Southwest Idaho
St. Vincent de Paul Southwest Idaho
We had an amazing crew of 40 volunteers from Bronco Catholic Association help out at our dining hall tonight! The event included mass, an hour of fast paced service, dinner, and education on what we do as an organization! Thank you!
St. Vincent de Paul Southwest Idaho
St. Vincent de Paul Southwest Idaho
Thanks for following along this past week as we've shared some of our favorite statistics from FY 2018. Keep an eye out for our 2018 annual report that's coming out soon. It will have these stats along with other great info!
St. Vincent de Paul Southwest Idaho
St. Vincent de Paul Southwest Idaho
What we do as an organization would be simply impossible without our dedicated volunteers. We have a small army of 1,600 volunteers who clocked over 85,000 hours of service to our community this past year. Thank you Volunteers!
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