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Meals on the Move is a mobile route that provides Summer meals 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 1 – August 6, 2021

Meals will be distributed at 6 Aurora parks, 4 stops per day, Monday-Friday at the times & locations below.

Drive-ups and walk-ups welcome. Due to COVID-19, children do not need to be present in order for parents and guardians to pick up meals on their children’s behalf.





    Over the course of a week, all locations will offer 6 days’ worth of boxed breakfast and lunch meals to be taken home. Locations serving on alternating days, Mon/Wed/Fri or Tue/Thu, will offer multiple days’ worth of meals at a time.

    Distributing DAILY Monday-Friday:
    1 BREAKFAST and 1 LUNCH per day for each child, and 2 OF EACH on Fridays

    Distributing on Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays:
    2 BREAKFASTS and 2 LUNCHES per day for each child

    Distributing on Tuesdays & Thursdays:
    3 BREAKFASTS and 3 LUNCHES per day for each child

    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:

    Sandra Laserna, Especialista en programas de Nutrición Infantil: envie un correo electrónico o llame al (630) 443-6910 ext. 174

    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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    Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

    To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at:, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:
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