Free Meals Archives

MPS adds five sites to expand distribution of meals and learning materials

April 30, 2020

To ensure more students and families are supported during the extended Safer at Home order, the district is adding five new locations that will offer packaged breakfasts and lunches and printed learning materials for students. Starting Monday, April 27, 2020, Metcalfe School will join 20 other MPS Stop, Grab, and Go sites Monday through Friday… [Read More]

Where to find help for those in need during the COVID-19 closures

March 26, 2020

The coronavirus has shut down many of our community institutions and centers to help stop its spread. However, there are still many in this community that need help with finding work or just putting food on the table. Many are wondering with so many closures, where will they turn to now for help. Well, the… [Read More]

MPS offers meals and scheduled times to pick up personal items for students during school closure

March 19, 2020

To help prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), all MPS schools will be closed from March 16 to April 13, 2020. Schools are scheduled to reopen on Tuesday, April 14, after the scheduled district spring break. In MPS, as many as 76,000 students receive free breakfast and lunch in school daily. To support families who… [Read More]

Help for the holidays: Places in Milwaukee where you can get free meals

December 4, 2019

The holidays can be a time of happiness and festivities. But not for everyone. For some, it can be hard to feel joyful when they’re strapped for cash and struggling to buy food. Here is a partial list of organizations in Milwaukee that have stepped up to help. We know there has to be more… [Read More]

MPS Summer Food Service Program provides nutritious meals to children during the summer

June 28, 2018

Stressing the importance of offering nutritious meals to children during the summer months, Milwaukee Public Schools announces the sponsorship of the Summer Food Service Program. The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), which is funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and is administered by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, provides nutritious meals to… [Read More]