Summer Food Resources

Find free nutritious summer meals for children 18 years and younger

Do you or someone you know have children in Cabarrus County who need nutritious meals over the summer? View this list of free summer meal programs for children and teens in Cabarrus County.


NCDHHS is offering a new SUN Bucks program that will provide grocery-buying benefits to qualifying families with school-aged children during the summer months. Benefits can be used to buy healthy food at places like grocery stores, farmers markets, and some online retailers. Qualifying families will receive a one-time payment of $120 per eligible child for the summer.

» Flyer (English)

» Flyer (Spanish)

» Visit the SUN Bucks webpage for full details

Cabarrus County Schools

Buses are delivering meals throughout Cabarrus County - Monday through Friday from June 3 to August 1.

» See bus routes and times

Kannapolis City Schools

There will be three open summer feeding sites where anyone 18 years old or younger can receive meals at no cost. These sites are A.L. Brown High School, G.W. Carver Elementary, and the Kannapolis YMCA.

» See Summer Feeding Menu for more details


Cooperative Christian Ministry offers a list of local food resources on their website.

» See resources

NC Community Resource Center

Find free or reduced cost food, health, and more.

» Find resources

Summer Nutrition Programs (NCDPI)

Text FOOD or COMIDA to 304-304 to receive a text with the 3 nearest meal sites closest to you.

» See additional resources

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