Children’s Hunger Alliance holds free meal pick-up at Dayton Metro Library branches

DAYTON — The Children's Hunger Alliance is sponsoring a free meal program with weekly pickup available at 12 Dayton Metro Library branches.

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Parents will be able to pick up 10 meals (2 meals per day) per child at the designated times. No registration is needed.

"Learning is impossible when children are hungry," said Mandie Burns, Dayton Metro Library's Youth Services Coordinator in a written statement. "The Library is pleased to assist the Children's Hunger Alliance with this project, so that our families have one less thing to worry about this summer."

The Library is seeking volunteers to help pre-pack and serve meals at these Libraries. To volunteer, complete an online volunteer application.

The meal pick up schedule is as follows and is to run through August 27:

  • Tuesdays, 3:30-4:30 pm
    • Main Library -- 215 E. Third Street, 45402
    • Miamisburg -- 545 E. Linden Avenue, 45342
    • Northmont -- 333 W. National Road, 45322
    • Westwood -- 3207 Hoover Avenue, 45402
  • Wednesdays, 3:30-4:30 pm
    • Burkhardt, -- 4680 Burkhardt Avenue, 45431
    • Miami Township -- 2718 Lyons Road, 45342
    • Southeast -- 21 Watervliet Avenue, 45420
    • Trotwood -- 855 E. Main Street, 45426
  • Thursdays, 3:30-4:30 pm
    • Electra C Doren -- 701 Troy Street, 45404
    • Huber Heights -- 6160 Chambersburg Road, 45424
    • New Lebanon -- 715 W. Main Street, 45345
    • West Carrollton -- 300 E Central Avenue, 45449

Dayton Public Schools in additionally operating a grab-and-go food distribution at the Madden Hills and Northwest Branch libraries:

  • Tuesday and Thursday, 12:05 - 12:25 p.m.
    • Madden Hills -- 2542 Germantown Street, 45417
  • Monday and Wednesday, 12:50 - 1 p.m.
    • Northwest -- 2410 Philadelphia Drive, 45406