School Closure Meal Information Resources

Please help share information about school meals and other food resources available to families across Massachusetts! Find promotion and other resources below!

All meal site information can be found at meals4kids.org/schoolclosure or by calling Project Bread’s FoodSource Hotline at 1-800-645-8333. 

 

Template emails, phone scripts, and flyers

For schools or sponsors currently serving meals: Download scripts and template text for emails, robocalls or texts, to your school community to let them know you are serving meals. 

For schools or community partners not serving meals: Download scripts and template text for emails, robocalls or texts, to your community to let them know where to find meals nearby. 

Download a customizable flyer to share meal information with families. 

Download a poster to hang at meal locations

Download a customizable poster to hang at meal locations. 

Download a poster to hang at grocery stores or other non-meal site locations. 

 

Social resources

Download the social images and copy the text below: 

[School/district name] is serving Grab & Go meals for students while schools are closed. Meals will be available [location/time information]. Additional meal sites and food resources can be found at meals4kids.org/schoolclosure or by calling @ProjectBread’s FoodSource Hotline at 1-800-645-8333. Please share!

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General Resources & Emergency Grant Information

No Kid Hungry has created a resource for best practices and strategies for serving meals during this time. Find the resource here.

COVID-19 Printable Fact Sheets with health information in multiple languages are available from Mass.gov

Information and FAQs on food service best practices from Mass.gov

Emergency Grants are available to schools and community partners to help provide meals to families during the COVID-19 crisis.

 

Transportation Needs

Penske TrucksPenske Truck Rentals has offered to provide vehicles to help support local school districts in MA and MA nonprofit organizations with food and meal distribution during the COVID-19 crisis.  If you have a need for vehicles, please email Emma.Miller@penske.com with your request.

Project Bread is grateful to Penske Trucks for their long-time sponsorship of the Walk for Hunger and their continued support of the anti-hunger community during this current health crisis.