Coronavirus News: NYC providing free meals to anyone who needs food

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- New York City will be providing free meals to anyone who needs food at public school sites on Friday.

The grab-and-go meals will be available to anyone who needs food including children and adults.

The city has 435 sites spread out around the five boroughs where people can get breakfast, lunch and dinner all to go, free of charge.

Previously, the city only had the feeding sites open to students and families of students, but now they will be available to everyone.

Children and families with children can pick up food between 7:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. while adults with no kids can pick up food until 1:30 p.m. each day.

To find a location near you click here or text "NYC FOOD" to 877-877.


Where are the testing centers

See how our communities are making a difference
Free educational resources for parents and children
How you can help victims of coronavirus

Coronavirus news and live updates in New York
Coronavirus news and live updates in New Jersey

Coronavirus news and live updates in Connecticut
New York City updates
Long Island updates

How coronavirus is leaving ghost towns in its path
Coronavirus prevention: how clean are your hands?

Social distancing: What is it and how does it stop the spread of coronavirus?
Coronavirus closures and cancelations
Coronavirus tips: What Americans need to know

Related Information
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on coronavirus
Total count of COVID-19 cases based on patient address
Copyright © 2022 WABC-TV. All Rights Reserved.