Feeding children while school is out

ST. PETERSBURG — Tampa Bay Network to End Hunger program, in partnership with No Kid Hungry Share Our StrengthJuvenile Welfare Board of Pinellas, Daystar Life CenterPinellas County Schools Food Nutrition Services and Transportation, and St. Petersburg Free Clinic are working together to provide Meals On Wheels 4 Kids (MOW4Kids).

While schools are closed, MOW4Kids delivers meals to homes by volunteers. Qualified applicants must be:

  • Children ages 18 and under
  • Children that can eat solid food
  • Participants must be home to receive the meal

MOW4Kids is an alternative option for children that are not able to access any of the school meal distribution sites throughout the county; and/or to children that have difficulty accessing open food pantries.

MOW4Kids delivers to the following St. Petersburg zip codes: 33701, 33703, 33704, 33705, 33707, 33708, 33709, 33710, 33711, 33712, 33713, 33714.

MOW4Kids deliver a box of shelf- stable foods and nutritious frozen meals on Mondays between10-2 p.m.

MOW4Kids volunteers have received background checks and training prior to delivery.

How to receive meals

Deliveries will begin once:

  • MOW4Kids receives application(s)
  • Confirmed on the telephone.

Please note: you are not enrolled until you get a phone call confirmation.  Deliveries will begin after they speak with you on the telephone. If you receive a voicemail or email from us, please respond between 9-5 p.m.

Items included in the box of shelf stable groceries will vary. A typical box may include:

  • Apple sauce
  • Fresh produce, like oranges, celery, tomatoes, apples, carrots
  • Fruit cups
  • Juice boxes
  • Pasta
  • Peanut butter
  • Rice
  • Soup
  • Vegetables, canned
  • Fresh produce

Click here to donate to MOW4Kids.

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