Many Summer Food Programs Continue Through August

The deeply appreciated summer meals and snacks program is winding down.  Arranged at dozens of locations in Southwest by the Coalition Against Hunger it has assured hundreds of children and youth of good nutrition under safe Covid-19 precautions.
The deeply appreciated summer meals and snacks program is winding down. Arranged at dozens of locations in Southwest by the Coalition Against Hunger it has assured hundreds of children and youth of good nutrition under safe Covid-19 precautions.

The Coalition Against Hunger is still making meals and snacks available at many locations throughout the city. The complete information is available at its website:

http://www.hungercoalition.org/summermeals

Southwest PAL, 5900 Elmwood Ave.

The Common Place, 5736 Chester Ave.,  M & W, 11 – 1 pm

Gracefully Loved Feeding Ministry. 6208 Grays Ave

McCreesh Playground,  6744 Regent St.

Comegys Elem. School, 5100 Greenway Ave., Th 8-12

Benjamin B. Comegys School, 5100 Greenway Ave.  Th, 9-12

Richard Allen Charter Sch., 2601 S. 58th St., M & Th, 10-12

Montessori Charter School, 2227 Island Ave. (215) 365-4011, Th 8-12  

Bartram High School, 2401 S 67th St.  (215) 400 5972  Th 8-12

St Paul AME Church, 8398 Lindbergh Blvd.  (215 895 3470)

Eastwick Regional Park Recreation Center, 80th & Mars Place

Berry Long United Methodist Church, 1745 S 58th St. (215) 729-1508

In addition, through August 28, individual blocks usually serve lunch and snacks. Refer to the website for hours and which meals are available.  As of the June update, the Block Meals include: 1200 Block of Greylock St.; 1400 Block of S Paxon St.; 1100 Block of S Wilton St.; 1100 Block of S Ruby St.; 5400 lock of Malcolm St.; 4500 Block of Regent St.; 5700 Block of Reedland St.; 1700 Block of S Frazier St.; 1900 Block of S Ithan St.; 1900 Block of S Alden St.; 5800 Block of Trinity St.; 2000 Block of S Cecil St.; 2200 Block of S Felton St.; 6000 Block of Reinhard St.; 6100 Block of Wheeler St.; 2600 Block of Holbrook St.; 2600 Block of S Daggett St.; 6400 Block of Glenmore Ave.; 6200 Block of Reedland St.; 6300 Block of Reedland St.; 2500 Block of S Gross St.; 6300 Block of Theodore St.; 1400 Block of Vodges St.; 1300 Block of Divinity St.; 2000 Block of Bonnafon St.;1800 Block of S 55th St.

Another source of information about food sites is maintained by the USDA at: www.fns.usda.gov/summerfoodrocks 

Information for this article was obtained from the Coalition Against Hunger website. Summarized by Ted Behr

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