2018 Summer Feeding Sites

School’s out, but don’t worry about providing breakfast or lunch this summer.

One in 5 children in northeast Iowa faces hunger. When schools are closed for summer, kids who rely on free or reduced-price school breakfast and lunch have less access to nutritious meals that they need to grow and thrive. The loss of two meals a day that were once provided as free or reduced cost can present a big challenge to some families in our community.

This summer, we are coordinating 15 different locations, with help from many community partners, to provide summer lunch meals for children in northeast Iowa who are at risk of going hungry when school is out. “The summer months are not easy for many of our northeast Iowa neighbors who have children,” said Barbara Prather, Executive Director of the Northeast Iowa Food Bank. “When school ends, so does access to school meals that families and children rely on.”

Thousands of meals will be served this summer and around 1,200 children at risk of experiencing summer hunger will not be going hungry after school is out. Funding from Century Link, as well as many gracious northeast Iowa donors, will help support these summer meals. To find a site near you, use our interactive map (left) by entering your address to see a list of locations & times that summer meals will be served. You can also view the list below:

  • Kittrell Elementary, 1304 Oregon St, Waterloo – June 11th – June 15th and August 13th – August 17th, 8am-9am & 11:30-12:30pm

  • Poyner Elementary, 1138 Central Ave, Evansdale- June 11th –June 15th and August 6th -10th, 11:30-12:30pm, 4:10-4:30pm

  • YMCA, 669 S Hackett Rd, Waterloo- June 11th –June 15th and August 13th -17th, 8am-9am & 11:30pm-12pm

  • Cedar Knoll Mobile Home Park, 5535 Dysart Rd, Waterloo – June 11th – August 22nd, 11:30-12pm

  • Salvation Army, 89 Franklin St, Waterloo, IA – June 11th – August 22nd, 10-10:30am, 12:00-1pm

  • First Presbyterian Church, 505 Franklin St. Waterloo – June 11th – June 29th, 8am-9am & 12pm-12:30pm

  • Northeast Iowa Food Bank, 1605 Lafayette St, Waterloo, June 4th – August 20th, Monday 4-5pm,  Thursday 3-4pm

  • Hawkeye Community College, 1501 East Orange Road, Waterloo – June 18th – June 29th and July 9th – July 20th, 8am-9am & 12-1pm

  • UNI CUE, 800 Sycamore St. Waterloo, June 11th – June 15th, 8am-9am & 12pm-1pm

  • Country Terrace Mobile Home Park, 700 W. Ridgeway, Cedar Falls, Wednesdays from June 6th – August 1st, 11:30pm-11:50pm

  • YWCA, 425 Lafayette St, Waterloo –  June 11th – June 15th and August 13th – August 17th, 8am-9am & 12pm-1pm

  • Waverly Shell Rock Elementary, 809 4th St. SE, Waverly, June 11th – August 10th, 12:15-1:15p

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