Summer Meal Assistance
During the school year, many children benefit from free or reduced-price school lunch and breakfast. From June to August, programs throughout Pennsylvania offer summer meals and snacks to kids and teenagers. Text FOOD to 877877 to find meals in your area.
If you live in Philadelphia
The City of Philadelphia partners with community organizations to supply free meals to children under 18 years old. No ID or registration is required. Visit hungercoalition.org/summermeals or call 1-855-252-6325 to find a location near you.
Children need to eat healthy all year round. If your child needs food assistance during the summer months, June to August, there are programs that can help with meals, snacks and more.
If you live outside Philadelphia
If you reside outside the City of Philadelphia, other organizations may offer meals during the summer. Call 211 or 1-866-348-6479 to find a location near you.