Free breakfast and lunch for kids
If you know school-aged students in need of breakfast or lunch this summer, you can text “FOOD” to 877877 and receive a message back with a location closest to you where they can get free summer meals. Or call the National Hunger Hotline at 1-866-3-hungry or the 2-1-1 hotline, or from cell phones for the metro area, call 651-291-0211. Operated by Hunger Free America, the USDA National Hunger Hotline connects individuals and families with food, assistance programs, and social services. Info: hungerfreeamerica.org/about/our-work/usda-national-hunger-hotline.