Schmidt, Cheryl

Director of Food Services
Hans Herr Elementary School
717 358-1903

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Food Service


Summer Food Resources - For all Families

posted on May 24, 2021

First Presbyterian Church in Strasburg - 101 South Decatur Street Strasburg, PA 17579
Food Bank Hours The food bank is available: Tuesdays and Fridays 2pm - 4pm. If you are new to the food bank, you will be asked to complete a brief intake form. As we serve numerous clients in the area, we are only able to offer food packages two times per month per family.

Lampeter United Methodist Church – 1101 Village Road. Lampeter, PA 17537
Blessings Pantry Hours: Tuesdays 9AM to Noon, Thursdays 6PM to 8PM, 1st & 3rd Saturdays 9AM to Noon

Mission Church – 651 Lampeter Road, Lancaster PA 17602
Hours: Tuesdays: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM, Thursdays: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM, Saturdays: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
One box of non-perishable food per household per month. No reservation is necessary. You may pick up your box on any day the food pantry is open. Please bring identification with your name & address.

More resources for students who qualify for free/reduced lunch can be found here.

Pandemic Electonic Benefit Transfer

posted on May 6, 2021

Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT), will help families cover the cost of breakfasts and lunches their children would have been eligible to receive for free or at reduced price through the National School Lunch Program. The P-EBT program was Re-authorized last year to cover the entire 2020-21 school year and has been approved for Pennsylvania by the USDA. Read more

School Breakfast and Lunch are Free for the 2020-2021 School Year

ALL children, 18 and under, who reside in the district are eligible to receive free breakfast and lunch through the 2020-2021 school year, whether or not they are school age or attend L-S. Parents can opt-in to register for twice weekly meal pickups. More

About this department

The Food Service Department participates in the National School Lunch, School Breakfast, and After School Snack Programs, providing nutritious meals and snacks daily to students and staff. We follow regulations established by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. We also maintain strict food safety and sanitation standards. Every school has one staff member trained and certified in ServSafe. Yearly, we serve more than 340,000 lunches, 20,000 snacks, and 7000 breakfasts in our four schools by a caring and dedicated staff of 40 staff members.

Free and Reduced Lunches

Families may apply for free or reduced price meals at any time during the school year. Every year one new family application must be completed and returned to school. Applications are approved based on federal income chart. If you need an application, they are available in each school office.

Learn more about free and reduced lunches.


FoodFinder Logo FoodFinder

FoodFinder is a safe, secure and award-winning mobile and web app that gives food insecure children and their families a way to find free food assistance programs quickly.

Birthday Baskets

Let us take the work out of your child's birthday treat. The Food Service department offers reasonable and healthy birthday snacks and drinks for Lampeter Elementary and Hans Herr students.

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

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
*All Household Applications must be returned to your child’s school for processing.

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Contact L-S

1600 Book Road
P.O. Box 428
Lampeter, PA 17537

Phone: 717-464-3311
Fax: 717-464-4699

Lampeter-Strasburg School District
1600 Book Rd., Lancaster PA 17602

Phone: 717-464-3311

Administration Building: 717-464-4699
Lampeter Elementary School: 717-358-1880
Hans Herr Elementary School: 717-509-0300
Martin Meylin Middle School: 717-509-0289
Lampeter-Strasburg High School: 717-509-0485


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