(WSVN) - Various restaurants and organizations are offering free meals in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.
Miami-Dade County Public Schools has started a new schedule for food distributions. The pickups will be on Tuesdays and Fridays from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Families will be provided with multiple meals at a time to last a week. For a full list of pick up locations, click here.
DeliverLean with Mourning Family Foundation and Inter Miami will distribute free meals at Gibson Park every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. for the foreseeable future. The address is Gibson Park, 401 NW 12th Street, Miami.
National Action Network in partnership with World Central Kitchen will host a drive-thru meal distribution at New Birth Baptist Church every Monday, Wednesday and Friday starting at 12 p.m. The church is located at 2300 NW 135th St. in Miami. Meals will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.
The Miami Marlins Foundation has partnered with Farm Share to host a drive-thru food distribution every Wednesday at the Marlins Park for the month of June. The distribution will take place at the Humana Lot, 1390 NW 5th St., starting at 1 p.m.
Miami-Dade County Parks and Unity Groves have partnered together to host drive-thru food distributions at two parks in Miami every Saturday through June 27. The first distribution starts at 9 a.m. at Larry and Thompson Park, located at 12451 SW 184 St. The second distribution begins at 11 a.m. at the Miami-Dade County Auditorium located at 2901 W Flagler St. Food will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.
Health in the Hood, a local non-profit, is launching its Filling Fridges project to provide fresh produce to displaced students. Filling Fridges is working with the Opa-Locka Community Development Corporation to distribute 100 produce bags on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11 a.m. via drive-thru at The Pull Up Pantry, 675 Ali Baba Avenue, Opa-Locka.
Make A Wish Veterans will host drive-thru food distributions every Friday at 1881 Ali Baba Ave. from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
The City of Miami Gardens will be distributing meals for children ages 18 years old and under at five different locations Monday through Friday. Each distribution begins at 12 p.m. and residents are encouraged to come to the site in a vehicle.
- Buccaneer Park, 3100 NW 207th Street
- Carol City Park, 3201 NW 185th Street
- Bunche Park Pool, 15727 NW 22nd Avenue
- Norwood Park, 19401 NW 14th Avenue
- Scott Park, 17710 NW 15th Court
The Miami Dolphins Foundation will provide a minimum of 1,000 meals each weekday out of Hard Rock Stadium to families in need in Miami Gardens through a voucher system. For more information click here.
Farm Share will be hosting a drive-thru food distribution at Dolphin Mall, 11401 NW 12th St, starting at 8 a.m., every Monday until further notice. Residents must drive in at the entrance at NW 14th St. and 111th Ave.
North Miami Beach
Miami-Dade County Commissioner Sally Heyman and Feeding South Florida will host a drive-thru food distribution at Greynolds Park, 18501 NE 22nd Ave., starting at 9 a.m., Friday. Vehicles should enter the park through the entrance at 22nd Avenue and Miami Gardens Drive.
Broward County Public Schools has started a new schedule for food distributions. The pickups will be on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Families will be provided with multiple meals at a time to last a week. For a full list of pick up locations, click here.
Co-Owner Manny Teague of Bowl’d Acai and Fruit Smoothie Bowls in Oakland Park is giving free organic oatmeal to any student from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. They are located at 1520 E. Commercial Blvd. in Oakland Park.
Pet food will be distributed every Wednesday 2 – 3 p.m. curbside at Jolly Mutt Pet Grooming Salon & Boutique, 9526 NE 2nd Ave. #104, Miami Shores FL 33138. This will continue as long as they get donations and it is a drive-thru event.
The Networking for Christ Ministry has partnered with Feeding South Florida to provide free breakfast for children every weekday morning, Monday through Friday, at 6122 Washington St.
The Salvation Army of Broward County will be distributing non-perishable items and other pantry goods every Thursday at The Salvation Army of Broward County, 1445 W. Broward Blvd., from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Feeding South Florida and the City of Deerfield Beach will host a drive-thru food distribution at Quiet Waters Park, 401 Powerline Rd., starting at 9:30 a.m., Friday. Vehicles should enter the park through the entrance at Hillsboro Boulevard.
This list will be updated as we continue to receive information about food distributions.
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