Little Free Pantry

The “Little Red Library” box on Habicht Street in Brownstown is shown here on Sunday, March 15, 2020. It has been converted from books to food for needy children who will not be in school for at least the next 10 days due to coronavirus concerns.

Schedule of meals

The following is a schedule for meals for students in area school districts and through community outreach programs. All meals are grab-and-go:

• Brownstown “Little Red Library”: Food exchange location.

• Coal Miner’s Diner, Jennerstown: School-aged children can receive a free meal and pick from a hot dog, grilled cheese, spaghetti and meatballs or chicken nuggets with a side.

• Coney Island: Free meals for children from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. during the week.

• Conemaugh Township Area School District: Families are asked to reach out to Food Service Director Adam Thomas and the school will make the necessary arrangements.

• The Greater Johnstown summer meal program will include breakfast and lunch and be distributed on Mondays and Thursdays until Aug. 14.

From 11 to 11:20 a.m. meals will be available at the Cambria County Library, Coopersdale Homes and Ferndale United Methodist Church; 11:30 to 11:50 a.m. at the Oakhurst Homes and Grove Avenue United Methodist Church; from 11:40 a.m. to noon at the Prospect Homes; noon to 12:20 p.m. at Morrellville Church of the Brethren and Johnstown Middle School; 12:20 to 12:40 p.m. at the Dale Municipal Building and ACRP Play Center; 12:40 to 1 p.m. at the Greater Johnstown YMCA; and 12:50 to 1:10 p.m. at the Solomon Homes and ACRP St. Michael’s School.

Additional sites may open throughout the summer and the current locations are subject to change at the district’s discretion. For more information call Amy Smith at 814-533-5670, ext. 1683.

• The Salvation Army: Free meals will be served out of the back of the Vine Street building from 4 to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays.

• Sheetz: All Sheetz stores are offering free children’s meals daily while supplies last.

• St. Vincent de Paul Family Kitchen: Takeout meals served from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. weekdays; weekend meals served during the same time by Saturday’s Kitchen.

Joshua Byers is a reporter for The Tribune-Democrat. Follow him on Twitter @Journo_Josh.