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Free breakfast and lunch meals around Capital Region

Updated: Friday, August 2 2013, 09:20 PM EDT
When school closes for the summer, your children ages 0-18 can enjoy free breakfast and lunch meals.


The City School District of Albany once again is participating in the Summer Food Service Program, with free meals for all children 18 and under at three schools across the city. The summer meals program is operating at the following district schools:

• North Albany Academy, 570 North Pearl St.

o Breakfast from 8:30-9:30 a.m. and lunch from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

o July 6 through Aug. 13

• Giffen Memorial Elementary School, 274 South Pearl St.

o Breakfast from 8-8:30 a.m. and lunch from 12:30-1 p.m.

o July 6 through Aug. 20

• William S. Hackett Middle School, 45 Delaware Ave.

o Breakfast from 8-9:30 a.m. and lunch from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

o July 6 through Aug. 20


Albany City SD Frances Weiler Academy Park Albany NY 12207 (518) 475-6010

    Albany Housing Authority Edward Carlson 200 South Pearl Street Albany NY 12202 (518) 641-7502

    Boys & Girls Clubs of Albany Aerielle Morton 21 Delaware Avenue Albany NY 12210 (518) 462-5528

    Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Albany Colin Stewart 40 North Main Avenue Albany NY 12203 (518) 453-6613

    Cohoes City SD Cheryl Szozda 7 Bevan Street Cohoes NY 12047 (518) 237-9100 x1412

    Regional Food Bank of NENY Susan Lintner 965 Albany Shaker Road Latham NY 12110 (518) 786-3691 x224

    SUNY EOP Academic Summer Camp Mayra Santiago 1400 Washington Ave Room Li94B Albany NY 12222 (518) 442-5175

    Victory Christian Church Tamera Muller 118 Quail Street Albany NY 12206 (518) 857-0727

    Watervliet City SD Darryl Whited 1245 Hillside Drive Watervliet NY 12189 (518) 629-3261

    Church pastor and community activist Pastor Charlie Muller runs a private free lunch program in the city of Albany. To learn more, click here or call Victory Christian Church at 518-434-6100.




Free summer meals programs will be operating July through August at two sites in Cohoes. Your children can just walk in.

July 7, to August 16, 2010
Breakfast served: 8:00-8:30 Lunch Served: 11:30-12:15

July 6 to August 13, 2010
Breakfast served: 8:00-8:30 Lunch Served: 11:30-12:15

All food MUST be eaten in the schools! If you have any questions please feel free to call the Cohoes School Lunch Office at 237-9100 ext 1412, 1411.

The school lunch program is operated in accordance with U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, which does not permit discrimination because of race, color, sex, age, handicap or national origin. Any person who believes that he or she has been discriminated against in any U.S.D.A. activity should write to the Secretary of Agriculture, Washington, D.C. 20250.

 Free breakfast and lunch meals around Capital Region

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