Free Healthy Meal Kits Available to Families

Lawndale News Chicago's Bilingual Newspaper - Local News

The YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago, Partnership for a Healthier America,  and The FruitGuys are giving away free, healthy meal kits to 2,000 local families per week for four weeks starting February 28 to help combat food insecurity. Each registered family will receive one meal kit a week for every week in March, with each meal kit containing all of the ingredients and recipes needed to cook three delicious meals for a family of four. Examples of recipes included in the meal kits are pasta and ceci (chickpea pasta), lentil stew, stuffed bell peppers, and portobello mushroom burgers. To participate, families are encouraged to sign up at by February 28 to reserve a free weekly meal kit for four weeks. Families can pick up the kits at one of the following convenient YMCA locations and times or opt for home delivery:

1. South Side YMCA: 6330 S. Stony Island, Chicago, IL, 60637 (Pick up: Tuesday; 11am – 7:30pm)

2. McCormick YMCA: 1834 N. Lawndale Ave., Chicago, IL, 60647 (Pick up; Monday 10am – 6pm)

3. Rauner Family YMCA: 2700 S. Western Ave., Chicago IL 60608 (Pick up; Monday 10am – 6pm)

4. Kelly Hall YMCA: 824 N Hamlin, Chicago, IL, 60651 (Pick up; Monday 2pm – 7pm)

5. Garfield YMCA Head Start Center: 7 North Homan Ave, Chicago, IL 60624 (Pick up; Wednesday 3pm – 5:30pm)

6. North Lawndale YMCA Early Child Education: 3449 West Arthington St., Chicago, IL 60624 (Pick up; Wednesday 3pm – 6pm)

Lawndale News Chicago's Bilingual Newspaper - Local News

Comments are closed.