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Food Resources

Anne Arundel County Public Schools

 

Meals for Children

Anne Arundel County Public Schools will serve free meals to children ages 2 to 18 at 52 sites across the county from Monday through Friday while schools remain closed. Children will receive breakfast, lunch, and dinner in a single pickup. Adults may not pick up meals for children. 

Interactive Map

Find the participating Schools and Mobile Sites that are near your address using this interactive mapping tool.

 

Anne Arundel County Department of Aging & Disabilities

 

Senior Nutrition Lunch Service

The Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities will reinstate the Senior Nutrition lunch service beginning Tuesday, March 24, 2020.  Clients of the Senior Nutrition Program typically enjoy a hot lunch at the senior activity centers Monday through Friday. Since the centers closed on Thursday, March 12, 2020, the department has ensured that all clients that needed a meal received one. 

Seven meals per each Senior Nutrition Program client will be distributed at the following senior activity centers each Tuesday from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m:

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Find the Senior Center that is near your address using this interactive mapping tool.

Annapolis Senior Activity Center
119 S. Villa Avenue, Annapolis, MD  21401
Arnold Senior Activity Center
44 Church Road, Arnold, MD 21012
Brooklyn Park Senior Activity Center
202 Hammonds Lane, Baltimore, MD  21225
O'Malley Senior Activity Center
1275 Odenton Road, Odenton, MD  21113
Pasadena Senior Activity Center
4103 Mountain Road, Pasadena, MD 21122
Pascal Senior Activity Center
125 Dorsey Road, Glen Burnie, MD 21061
South County Senior Activity Center
27 Stepneys Lane, Edgewater, MD  21037
 

Clients are asked to stay in their vehicles and staff will safely transfer the box of meals into their consistent with COVID-19 guidelines.  For clients who are unable to pick up their meals, or for anyone interested in registering for the program, contact (410) 222-0256. Program participants must be 60 years of age or older and you must show your government-issued ID.  Meals must be reserved in advance.

For accommodations, please contact us at (410) 222-0256.  TTY users, please call via Maryland Relay. Alternative formats are available upon request.

Community Pantries

Our community partners around the County support our citizens that are in need with food and supply pantries, soup kitchens, and clothing banks.  

Interactive Map

Find pantries, soup kitchens, and clothing banks that are near your address using this interactive mapping tool.

 

UM BWMC, Hungry Harvest, & Caring Cupboard

Free Produce Boxes for Students

Hilltop Elementary School

Saturdays - March 28th, April 4th, 11, & 18th

Free Produce boxes, snack packs, and other items for Students ages 0-18 and their families while school is out. There are no income or registration requirements.  Produce boxes are one per family while supplies last.  For questions please email [email protected] 

Boxes include: 12-16 lbs of fruits and vegatables, 1 loaf of wheat bread, and 4 12 oz. protein shakes. 

Food Banks

Anne Arundel County Food Bank

Anne Arundel County Food Bank Emergency Relief Efforts

https://aafoodbank.org/

Maryland Food Bank

As essential second responders, the Maryland Food Bank is working diligently to continue core operations amidst this public health crisis. For 40 years, we’ve served as the hub of the food assistance safety net, and we will continue to be here for our neighbors in need, especially during times of uncertainty.

With the closure of schools and businesses, as well as social distancing, an increasing number of Marylanders are at risk of losing income and will look to our partners for help, putting a further strain on the safety net.

Visit the Maryland Food Bank website

Maryland Department of Human Services

 

SNAP Program

The Food Supplement Program, also known as Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, helps low income people buy the food they need for good health. You may be able to receive a food supplement if you:

  • Work for low wages
  • Are unemployed or work part-time
  • Receive public assistance payments
  • Are elderly or disabled and live on a small income
  • Are homeless

Online Application:   https://mydhrbenefits.dhr.state.md.us/dashboardClient/#/home  

Paper Application:   http://dhr.maryland.gov/documents/DHR%20Forms/FIA%20Forms/English/To-Apply-for-Assistance/2--Fill-Out-App-for-Assistance/9701-DHS-FIA-CARES-Application-for-Assistance-Revised-07-2018-2-1.pdf