UPDATE (March 20, 2020 • 7:05 p.m.): Web page has been changed to reflect change in meal locations.
While schools are closed due to the pandemic, the Missouri Department Of Health & Senior Services (DHSS) will be offering free breakfasts and hot lunches (all to-go) to youths 18 and under at locations throughout Kansas City, starting Monday, March 23.
All meals are carry-out to avoid "congregate eating." To also prevent groups from forming, some sites will have the meals ready to immediately take and go at the door while others may deliver the meals to cars as they pull up.
The meals will be offer at these locations Mondays through Fridays, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.:
St. Luke Memorial Church
3100 E. 31st St.
Kansas City, MO 64128
Clymer Community Center 1301 Vine St. Kansas City, MO 64106
Riverview Gardens 299 Paseo Ave. Kansas City, MO 64106
Christ Temple 3544 Highland Ave. Kansas City, MO 64109
Morningstar Youth & Family Life Center 2525 E. 27th St. Kansas City, MO 64127
St. James UMC-Paseo 5540 Wayne Ave. Kansas City, MO 64110
West Bluff Community Center 1212 W. Bluff Dr. Kansas City, MO 64108
Mt. Sinai MBC 3634 Brooklyn Ave. Kansas City, MO 64109
School identifications are not required.
Each youth will two meals, a hot lunch and a cold breakfast that could be eaten later.
Contact DHSS at (800) 825-0490 for more information.