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. 


¡Ayúdenos a compartir información sobre comidas escolares y otros recursos alimentarios disponibles para las familias en todo Massachusetts! ¡Encuentre materiales promocionales y otros recursos a continuación!

Toda la información sobre sitios de comidas se puede encontrar en meals4kids.org/schoolclosure o llamando a la línea FoodSource de Project Bread al 1-800-645-8333. 


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P-EBT Information and Resources

General information and FAQs on P-EBT

P-EBT flyer for families | P-EBT flyer for families in Spanish 

Template email to families: for CEP schools/districts | for non-CEP schools/districts

Robocall/text language for schools

Social text | Social images

Eligibility flow chart in English | Spanish 

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 (In English and Spanish)  

Download a poster to hang at meal locations (In English and Spanish) 

Download a customizable poster to hang at meal locations. 

Download a poster to hang at grocery stores or other non-meal site locations (In English and Spanish) 

Press resources

Share information about your meal sites with your community through a press release. Complete the release below with your own information and post on the school district or organization website and send to local media outlets. Link to the release on social media to reach parents and families. A sample social post is below. 

[School/district name] is serving meals for all kids and teens 18 and under while schools are closed due to #COVID19. See our press release for more info! 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. 

Download the template press release. 

Social resources

Download the social images and copy the text below: 

[School/district name] is serving meals for all kids and teens 18 and under while school is 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!

Facebook Image | Facebook Image in Spanish

Customizable Facebook Image

Facebook Cover Photo | Facebook Cover Photo in Spanish

Twitter Image |Twitter Image in Spanish

General Resources & Emergency Grant Information

Tips and Best Practices Fact Sheet on how to reach families in Massachusetts and serve meals during COVID-19. 

Information and updates hub from the Massachusetts Department of Elementary & Secondary Education. 

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

Kitchen signage and safety toolkits for food preparation from Lunch Assist

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

Flyer and information on how to apply for SNAP from Massachusetts Law Reform Institute in English and Spanish

COVID-19 resources in Spanish from Mira Coalition. 

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.