Lehigh Valley Health Network Inc.

07/10/2020 | News release | Distributed by Public on 07/10/2020 16:38

Free Lunch Program for Allentown Children Continues Despite the Pandemic

BY KATIE CAVENDER

For the third consecutive year, Allentown children can receive a free lunch through the Lehigh Valley Hospital-17th Street Summer Meals program for kids. Morrison Healthcare, a Lehigh Valley Health Network food services partner, is assisting with providing the healthy meals which typically include a sandwich, a piece of fruit and milk.

To participate, children must be 18 or younger and in Allentown. No registration is required and no personal information is collected.

When- Monday-Friday, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. until Friday, Sept. 4.

Where-The front steps of LVH-17th Street School of Nursing building (1628 W. Chew St., Allentown, Pa.). During inclement weather, lunches will be handed out from the School of Nursing lobby.

COVID-19 safety

Lunches are 'grab and go' in compliance with U.S. Department of Agriculture and CDC guidelines for safe food handling. Caregivers can pick up lunches on behalf of their children and likewise, children can pick up lunches without a caregiver present.