Summer Food Service Program

Summer Food Service Program

Free summer meals for kids and teens!

In the Food Bank's six-county service area, over 50% of children are eligible for free and reduced-priced meals at school. When school gets out, children who rely on school meals often lose access to nutritious food. 

This is where the Summer Food Service Program fills the gap. Throughout the summer, children and teens 18 years and under are welcome at open meal sites (like parks and community centers) to eat free meals and snacks. There is no registration or paperwork required!

Make sure to take home free fresh produce from Kids' Farmers Markets at some of the summer meal sites in Chemung, Schuyler, and Steuben Counties!

Find a 2017 open meal site near you:

Broome County - coming soon!

Chemung County - coming soon!
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Schuyler County - coming soon!
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Steuben County - coming soon!
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Tioga County - coming soon!

Tompkins County - coming soon!

For more information, dial 2-1-1 (or 1-800-346-2211) or visit

You might be eligible to receive monthly food assistance through SNAP (food stamps). Click here to learn more, or call 607-796-5592.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

For more information contact:
Jennifer Bertron, Child Nutrition Programs Navigator
at 607.796.6061 x4056 or email

388 Upper Oakwood Ave.
Elmira, New York 14903

Phone: 607.796.6061
Fax: 607.796.6028
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 8-4

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