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BPS Offers Summer Meals to Anyone Under Age 18

Mayor Walsh with students at lunch

Mayor Martin J. Walsh eats lunch with students during a recent event at the Bradley Elementary School in East Boston.

BOSTON — Tuesday, July 3, 2018 — As part of our ongoing commitment to ensure the youth of Boston are eating nutritious and delicious food all year long, beginning Thursday, July 5, Boston Public Schools (BPS) is again providing free breakfast and lunch to anyone under age 18 at more than 100 locations citywide this summer.

To find a meal site location near you, check the list below or text “food” to 877-877.

Summer Meal Site Locations*

*Hours are subject to change.

July Breakfast Menu

July Lunch Menu


BPS is partnering with the City of Boston and Project Bread to kick off the summer meal program with two events:

Monday, July 9, 12:00 PM

Project Bread’s Summer Eats Launch Event

East Boston Public Library

365 South Breman Street

East Boston, MA 02128

Join Project Bread, the Mayor’s Office of Food Access, the Greater Boston YMCA and the Boston Public Schools for the launch of the 2018 Summer Eats Program in Boston! At this event, meals will be provided free of charge to all children and teens under age 18, followed by a short speaking program and activities and giveaways including KidsZumba. 


Friday, July 13, 12:00 PM

Plaza Palooza
Boston City Hall Plaza

1 City Hall Square

Boston, MA 02201

Come join the Mayor's Office of Food Access, the Boston Public Schools, and our partners as we kick off Lunch on the Lawn — one of our many free meal programs across the city! Join us at Plaza Palooza where we will be hosting giveaways and serving free meals to Boston youth 18 and under. Additionally, there will be games and other fun activities at Plaza Palooza!