Press Release: East Providence Summer Food Program feeds kids for free



May 11, 2022



Office of the Mayor

Patricia Resende

(401) 529-3207


East Providence Summer Food Program feeds kids for free


EAST PROVIDENCE, RI – With summer right around the corner, it is time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. East Providence Recreation provides free meals to children during the summer.

This summer, meals will be served at Pierce Field and George Lima Parks Monday – Friday, June 27 – August 5, (no meals on July 4) at 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM and Onna Moniz-John Park until August 26, (no meals on August 8). There are no income requirements or registration. Any child under age 18 may come to eat. For more information, contact East Providence Recreation at 401-433-6360.

We invite you to join us during our Summer Meals Kick Off Celebration to learn more about summer meals and for a day of fun with your family. The Summer Meals Kick Off Celebration will be on Saturday, June 25 from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM at Pierce Field Playground, 201 Mercer St. in East Providence. There is no cost to attend. More information is available at 401-433-6360 /

Each year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture partners with local organizations like East Providence Recreation to provide free meals to children when school is out for the summer. For more information about the national Summer Food Service Program, visit For more information on summer feeding sites near you including locations and serving times around the state, contact the United Way by dialing 211.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider