Meals on the Move

Meals on the Move is a mobile route that provides Summer lunches to kids and teens, 18 and under, in Aurora!

As a part of the USDA’s Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), the Northern Illinois Food Bank visits different park sites across Aurora to offer free and nutritious boxed meals for youth in convenient locations.

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Meals on the Move Schedule | June 6 – August 12, 2022

Meals will be distributed at four Aurora parks each day, Monday-Friday, at the times & locations below:

Weekday lunches will need to be EATEN ON SITE.

They can no longer be taken home.

View the monthly menu for LUNCH.

NEW: Friday Fresh Mart!

New this summer, Meals on the Move will also be offering a kids’ Friday Fresh Mart!

On Fridays, we will be distributing non-perishable kid’s lunches for Saturday and Sunday along with a small variety of fresh fruits and vegetables at each of our four locations.

¡Este verano, además de nuestros almuerzos entre semana, Meals on the Move va a estar ofreciendo Friday Fresh Mart!

Aquí los niños van a poder escoger de una variedad de frutas y verduras frescas cada viernes junto con recibir almuerzos para el fin de semana en nuestras cuatro ubicaciones.

For the most recent
Meals on the Move updates,
please visit our
Facebook Event page!

Meals on the Move Route Map

For information about where to find other free summer meal sites for kids in the U.S., please visit the USDA website.


To speak with a Northern Illinois Food Bank staff member about the Meals on the Move program, please contact:

Jessica Willis, Child Nutrition Manager – email or call (630) 443-6910 ext. 144
Katie Scott, Child Nutrition Program Specialist – email or call (630) 443-6910 ext. 152


Para hablar con el personal del Northern Illinois Food Bank sobre el programa Meals on the Move, comuníquese con:

Arsinoe Del Real, Especialista en programas de Nutrición Infantil: envie un correo electrónico o llame al (630) 443-6910 ext. 229

The Meals on the Move program is generously supported by the Dunham Foundation.

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USDA Non-Discrimination Statement

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This institution is an equal opportunity provider.