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A plate of bread, veggies, cheese

Along with public schools, many community organizations and businesses want to help food-insecure families. Look for groceries and daily grab-and-go meals from these organizations.

  • Food delivery assistance: During the COVID-19 crisis, New York City is delivering meals to families who cannot access food themselves. Learn more and register »
  • Find a food pantry near you: Food Bank NYC is giving out free meals, groceries and SNAP support all over the city. To find nutrition support near you, visit the website »
  • Find food help in Spanish: Check out an interactive map in Spanish of "comida gratis" (free food) around New York City. See the map online »
  • NYC food hub: The Covid-19 food hub for NYC is continuously gathering information about free groceries and meals around the city as well as about financial help for restaurant workers. Check it out »
  • Free meals for seniors in the Bronx: SUNY's Bronx Educational Opportunity Center and District 16 will offer free meals to senior citizens every weekday at six senior centers around the Bronx. See the details »