If you have an infant or child under 5
Feeding South Florida, the region’s largest food bank, offers people in need the opportunity to “shop” at its large, free pantry, plus assistance in applying for public benefits, and home delivery of food for those who qualify.
Broward County service organizations have collaborated to ensure the Broward community has access to nutritious food. An online, interactive map has been created to help community members find food distribution locations within their neighborhoods and across Broward County.
The Food Assistance Program, known as SNAP, helps people with low income buy healthy food. A food assistance household is normally a group of people who live together and buy food and cook meals together. If your household qualifies, the number of benefits you receive will depend on the number of people in your household and how much of your monthly income remains after covering certain expenses such as rent and utilities.
Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade WIC program provides healthy food, nutrition education, breastfeeding support, and family resources to women, infants, children, and families in Miami-Dade County. If pregnant, recently postpartum, or a caretaker of a child under age 5, you can get support for you and your family at one of 15 WIC Centers.
To ensure that Broward, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade students and their families have nutritious meals while away from school, FLIPANY is working closely with the Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services to provide free grab-and-go breakfast and lunch to children 18 years old and younger during the extended school closure.
Sisters For Abundant Living has partnered with the Miami-Dade County Public Library System to distribute free grab and go meals for kids 18 and under. Seven breakfasts and lunches will be provided at select library locations on a weekly basis.
Team Rubicon and Patient Advocate Foundation
Jewish Community Services of South Florida