There are a number of organizations providing food for families and children in need while they are on break from school during the holidays.

Locations, dates and times include:

Meals for Families:
Emmaus Soup Kitchen: 218 East 11th Street
Dinner Monday – Friday 4 – 5:30 pm
Lunch on Saturdays 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Holy Trinity Lutheran Soup & Pasta Kitchen: 643 West 17th St.
Lunch Wednesdays/Saturdays 12 – 1 pm
Dinner Tuesdays 5 – 6 pm

Abundant Life: 806 Parade St.
Lunch Monday/Wednesday/Friday 11:30 am- 12:30 pm

Sisters of St. Joseph: 425 West 18th St.
Dinner Mondays 5 – 6 pm
Programs for Children:
Emmaus Kid’s Café: 345 East 9th St.
Monday – Friday 2:30 – 5 pm
Closed with the schools for Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays

JF Kennedy Center Kids Café: 2021 East 20th St.
Monday-Friday 2:30 – 11 pm
Open all days except Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

Booker T. Washington Center Afterschool Program: 1720 Holland St.
Monday – Thursday 2:30 – 5:30 pm
Closed with the schools for Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays

Little Italy Kids Café: 462 West 18th St.
Monday – Friday 2:30 – 5:30 pm; Dinner at 4:30 pm.
Open all days except Thanksgiving Day, day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.

Kingsley Kids Café: 913 Cranberry St.
Monday-Friday 3:30 – 5:30 pm; Dinner at 5 pm.
Closed with the schools for Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays

YMCAEastside: 2101 Nagle Rd.
Breakfast at 8:30 am; Lunch at 11:30 am or Noon; Dinner at 4:45 – 6 pm
Open Monday through Friday, except Thanksgiving Day and closed 12/23 and 12/26.

YMCADowntown: 31 West 10th St.
Breakfast at 8:30 am; Lunch at 11:30 am or Noon; Dinner at 6 pm.
Open Monday through Saturday, except Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Center: 312 Chestnut St.
Hours when school is not in session:  1 pm to 5 pm
Regular hours:  Monday through Friday from 2:30 pm to 7 pm
Open all days except:  Thanksgiving Day, Day after Thanksgiving, closed 12/23, 12/24, 12/25, 12/26.