Free Meals For Rockford Kids Continue Through May

From the City of Rockford’s news release, May 6, 2020.

The Community Action Agency of Winnebago and Boone Counties in partnership with YMCA of Rock River Valley, Rockford Housing Authority, Rockford Park District and Lifescape Community Services is delivering meals to several developments and community centers. The COVID-19 shutdown has created barriers for families to access food. Many local students who received their meals at school lost this service when the schools closed. Any child age 2-18 are eligible for meals. Children do not need to be present.


Throughout the month of May, Lifescape will continue providing meals on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays to the YMCA and community centers for families in need to Grab N Go at the following locations and times: PLEASE NOTE TIME CHANGES


YMCA Swedish American Riverfront, 200 Y Blvd. from 11:00-11:40am
Citgo Gas Station 4315 Auburn Street from 11:55-12:15pm
The Grove at New Towne 690 S. New Town Dr. from 1:20-1:40pm
Orton Keyes 633 Ranger Street from 2:00-2:20pm
Blackhawk Housing Authority 330 15th Ave. from 2:30-2:50pm
Kenrock Community Center 3218 11th Street from 12:40-1:00pm
Washington Park Community Center 3617 Delaware Street from 11:00-12:00pm
Wantz Park 600 Clifford Avenue, Loves Park from 11:00-12:00PM

Meals, which consist of two lunches and two snacks, will be distributed on a first come, first served basis.