Gwinnett Summer Meals program provides free meals to kids at 25 sites
– May 10, 2021
Gwinnett County is helping ease hardships during the COVID-19 pandemic by continuing to feed Gwinnett's children during the summer.
After Gwinnett County Public Schools wraps up its meal service, the Gwinnett Summer Meals program will provide free grab-and-go breakfasts and lunches for children 18 years of age and younger at County parks, libraries, and other locations beginning June 1. Meals are also available for adults 19 years of age and older with physical or mental disabilities who are enrolled in a school-based program.
Parents or children can pick up nutritious meals from 25 locations around the county. Meals can be picked up Monday through Friday from 11:00am to 1:00pm while supplies last at the following locations:
- Bay Creek Park, 175 Ozora Road, Loganville
- Best Friend Park, 6224 Jimmy Carter Boulevard, Norcross
- Bogan Park Community Recreation Center, 2723 North Bogan Road, Buford
- Bryson Park, 5075 Lawrenceville Highway, Lilburn
- Club Drive Park, 3330 Club Drive, Lawrenceville
- Dacula Park Activity Building, 2735 Auburn Avenue, Dacula
- DeShong Park, 2859 North DeShong Road, Stone Mountain
- Freeman’s Mill Park, 1401 Alcovy Road, Lawrenceville
- George Pierce Park Community Recreation Center, 55 Buford Highway, Suwanee
- Graves Park, 1540 Graves Road, Norcross
- Gwinnett Public Library, 3180 Main Street, Duluth
- Gwinnett Public Library, 1001 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville
- Gwinnett Public Library, 2740 Lenora Church Road, Snellville
- Lenora Park Gym, 4515 Lenora Church Road, Snellville
- Lilburn Activity Building, 788 Hillcrest Road, Lilburn
- Lucky Shoals Park Community Recreation Center, 4651 Britt Road, Norcross
- Mountain Park Depot, 5050 Five Forks Trickum Road, Lilburn
- OneStop Buford, 2755 Sawnee Avenue, Buford
- OneStop Centerville, 3025 Bethany Church Road, Snellville
- Pinckneyville Park Community Recreation Center, 4650 Peachtree Industrial Boulevard, Berkeley Lake
- Rhodes Jordan Park, Multipurpose Field, 100 East Crogan Street, Lawrenceville
- Shorty Howell Park Activity Building, 2750 Pleasant Hill Road, Duluth
- South Gwinnett Park, 2015 McGee Road, Snellville
- Sweet Water Park, 800 Bethesda School Road, Lawrenceville
- Vines Park, 3500 Oak Grove Road, Loganville
Gwinnett’s program is part of the Summer Food Service Program offered through the U.S. Department of Agriculture and is sponsored by the nonprofit Georgia Nutritional Services Inc., which will provide the vendor for the meals. Funding for the program comes from the USDA.
The Summer Meals program is also hiring seasonal part-time meal compliance leaders for 30 hours per week, Monday through Friday from May to August. Qualified applicants must be 18 years or older and should have customer service, food service, and general labor experience. Learn more about the position and apply at GwinnettCountyJobs.com.
Site volunteers are also needed at each location; visit VolunteerGwinnett.net to sign up.
Additionally, emergency meal kits and information will be available at each of the summer meals sites for residents ages 60 and older who need assistance with hunger, health, or mobility.
For more information, visit GwinnettSummerMeals.com or call 770.822.8840.