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Summer Meals and Snacks for Kids

Through SUN Meals, kids of all ages can eat meals and snacks during the summer at no cost at schools, parks, and other neighborhood locations. SUN Meals may have a different name where you live, but the benefit is the same: meals for kids and teens, and opportunities to participate in fun activities.

Every child aged 18 and under can enjoy SUN Meals, some rural communities now offer SUN Meals To-Go, and eligible school-aged children can also receive SUN Bucks.

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How to Get SUN Meals

SUN Meals are available to any child aged 18 and under, no application or other information needed! Find meals at schools, parks, and other locations in your community using the USDA Summer Meals for Kids Site Finder below.

As of July 12, 2024, the site finder has data for the following states: AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, PR, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, and WY. If your state is not included in this list, please check back. The site finder is updated with new state submissions every Friday throughout the summer. 

In addition to eat-on-site Summer Meals, you can use the site finder to find pick-up locations for places where SUN Meals To-Go is offered. However, the site finder does not list sites offering meal delivery for SUN Meals To-Go. Please contact the site directly or your state agency to explore additional meal service options that may be available where you live.


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Page updated: July 12, 2024