Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Where residents can get a free meal during the week
Any hungry East Village resident in need of a free meal during the COVID-19 outbreak can pick one up at one of several local public schools.
The city has been offering free grab-and-go meals for any resident Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. since the beginning of April.
Per the NYC Department of Education website: The Meals Hubs will operate for children and families from 7:30 a.m to 11:30 a.m., and for adults without children from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. (There is no need to prove residency or bring any other form of ID.)
Local schools offering free meals include:
• P.S. 19 Asher Levy, 185 First Ave. between 11th Street and 12th Street
• P.S. 64, 600 E. Sixth St. at Avenue B
• P.S. 63/the Star Academy, 121 E. Third St. between First Avenue and Second Avenue
The meal features an assortment of sandwiches or wraps, a vegetable, piece of fruit and milk. (There's a daily menu here.)
At P.S. 64, where Stacie Joy shared these photos, only two people are allowed inside at a time — one at the food baskets and one downstairs waiting.