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Bronx Food Assistance During COVID-19 Outbreak

[Updated April 8, 2020]

New York City agencies and food providers, including schools, food pantries, senior centers and other meal programs, are offering free Grab and Go meals and pantry bags at locations throughout the Bronx.

BPHC has compiled a list of sites and useful resources for more information. Please note that information is subject to change so it is recommended you call first before visiting a program.

For a printout of this list along with food pantries providing Grab and Go pantry bags – click here.

You may also textFOOD’ or ‘COMIDA’ to 877-877 to find the nearest meal site in your area or call the Emergency Food Hotline at 866-888-8777 or 311 to find a local pantry or kitchen.

Grab & Go Meals at NYC Schools — Mon-Fri: 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Monday to Friday

  • Meal Hubs operate for children and families from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m.
  • Meal Hubs operate for adults from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • All meals may be picked up at the same time. No one will be turned away.
  • No registration or ID required. No one will be turned away
  • Find a location at nyc.gov/freemeals

Important Links

    City of New York:  How You or Your Organization Can Receive Help

    City of New York: COVID19 Food Assistance Resources

    City of New York:  Facts and Guidelines to Staying Safe

    NYC School Grab and Go Meals

    Food Bank for New York City: Food Pantries 

    Hunter College NYC Food Policy Center: Food Assistance Resources by Neighborhood

   World Central Kitchen: Bronx Meal Distribution Sites