Summer should be a stress-free time for parents and kids. Let HRDC’s Summer Meal Program help. The Summer Meals Program is available all summer long, Monday-Friday at various times around the lunch hour!
Our LUNCH program is open to ALL kids and teens 18 and under. FREE, healthy meals are available at sites across the Gallatin Valley. We offer a safe, supervised location where your kids and teens can stay active and spend time with friends while enjoying healthy meals.
Meals served are tasty, follow USDA nutrition guidelines, and help ALL families save money. There is no application to fill out or proof of income needed. Just show up and enjoy a meal.
Please join us at one of our following meal sites or text “food” or “comida” to 307-307 for a site near you.
The following areas have Free Summer Meals available as well. If you’d like to find your closest meal site text “LUNCH” or “COMIDA” to 304-304
Summer Lunch could not operate without a a dedicated team of volunteers. Volunteers help with food prep and serve lunches to kiddos at meals sites.
If you would like to volunteer for Summer Lunch please make an account with our online volunteer platform HERE look for the teal “sign up” button located in the top right corner.
All volunteers must complete the 1 hour volunteer training done on Zoom. You may register for a training HERE.
The HRDC Summer Lunch Program is a rewarding internship and AmeriCorps opportunity. These positions involve food preparations for summer meals sites, delivering/serving and supervising meal distribution and supporting volunteers in a variety of tasks. Fast-paced and fun environment involves a good chunk of time on your feet. Summer lunch works as a team with a mix of volunteers, interns, AmeriCorps VISTA’s and Fork & Spoon staff in a kitchen environment and outdoors for meal service.
Summer Lunch provides nutritionally-balanced meals to local children during the summer months at 9 meals sites across Bozeman. Serving approximately 450-500 children per day. We are a fun, fast paced and team oriented.
To get involved with an internship, AmeriCorps opportunity or a staff position please contact Lyra Leigh-Nedbor at email@example.com or by phone at 406-586-7600.
The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) runs throughout the summer months providing FREE meals to all kids and teen 18 and under; Gallatin Valley Food Bank is the local sponsor for the Montana Office of Public Instruction to provide this program in Gallatin County.
In accordance with federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410, or call (800) 795-3272 (voice) or (202) 720-6382 (TTY). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
The Summer Meals Program is brought to you by HRDC
Nonperishable donations can be dropped off at most local grocery stores. Look for donation bins near the front of each store.
Donations during off-peak hours are encouraged (8 am- 12:00 pm or after 2:30 pm).