Summer Meal Programs

Summer Meal Programs

If you have a school-aged student in need of breakfast and lunch this summer, simply text FOOD to 877877 (or COMIDA for Spanish) and receive a message back indicating the closest place where they can get free summer meals.


Or call the Hunger Hotline at 1-866-348-6479 for immediate assistance.

There are several summer programs to help feed children! The nearest summer meals sites are:


Walnut Elementary School

224 South Sixth Street Darby PA 19023

Open: 6/26/17-7/27/17, M T W TH for breakfast 8:00AM-9:00AM, lunch/supper 11:00AM-1:30PM


Penn Wood Middle School

121 Summit Street Darby PA 19023.

Open: 6/26/17-7/27/17, M T W TH for bfast 8:00AM-9:00AM, lunch/supper 11:00AM-12:30PM


Greater Hope Christian Academy

7029 Woodland Avenue Philadelphia PA 19142.

Open: 7/3/17-8/25/17, M T W TH F for bfast 8:30AM-9:30AM, lunch/supper 12:00PM-1:30PM


Edgemoor Community Center

500 Duncan Road (Suite A) Wilmington DE 19809.

Open: 6/12/17-8/25/17, M T W TH F for bfast 8:00-10:00, lunch/supper 12:00-2:00


Chester Upland Summer Food Program

Chester Upland's Summer Food Program is open to all children, ages 18 and younger.  There is no enrollment or cost.  Breakfast and lunch programs will be held at the following locations:

  • CUSA (Chester Upland School of the Arts) 501 W. 9th Street
  • STEM at Showalter, 1100 W. 10th Street

Nutritious breakfasts and lunches will be served at  the above locations  The Summer Food Program will run from June 26th until July 27th Monday thru Thursday. Breakfasts will be served in the schools at 8:15 am – 9:15 am and lunches at 11:00 am – 12:30 pm.


This is a great opportunity for children to receive nourishing lunches and breakfasts during the summer!


To find an alternate location near you, call 1-866-3-Hungry

or go to



The City of Chester’s Department of Parks and Recreation will have a Summer Food Service Program at more than 20 sites throughout the City of Chester where children can enjoy wholesome and nutritious meals at no charge. The Summer Food Service Program runs from July through August.


Monday-Friday in various locations, including Chester Park, Memorial Park and playgrounds around the City.


UPLAND BAPTIST CHURCH (3rd & Main Streets) Upland – (610) 874-7474

Free Lunch – July 10 – August 24 – Monday thru Thursday, 11:45 am – 12:15 pm

Free lunch for children 18 and under

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