Life Enhancement Services – LESDC, LESMD, LESTX, LESDTX

Food for Youth

-Schools in Washington D.C. are offering free meals to anyone under the age of 18. You can find a complete list of the meal sites. Click here.​​​​​​​

KIPP is giving out three breakfast meals and three lunch meals per student at its meal sites (Webb Campus: 1375 Mt. Olivet Road NE, Douglass Campus: 2600 Douglass Road SE, and Benning Campus: 4801 Benning Road SE). If there are questions, email

Momma’s Safe Haven will be offering rides to families to and from DCPS meal sites. If in need of a ride, please call 202-903-5122.

-Purple Patch ( 3155 Mt Pleasant St NW) will be offering free “grab and go” breakfasts for children between 8 AM and 10 AM.

DC Food Project – Click Here

-Daybreak Ministries (5017 Banks Street NE), serving breakfast and lunch to ages 18 and under, Monday-Friday from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

-Greater Love Church (4421 Jay Street NE), serving breakfast and lunch to ages 18 and under, Sunday- Saturday from 11:00 am – 1:00pm

-Grab & Go Dinner for children available from 2-6pm (M-F) @ Nationals Youth Baseball Academy (3675 Ely Pl SE)

-Free Snack and Dinner for ages 8 and up and caregivers, starting April 1- April 24 from 3:00 pm – 6:30 pm at Fihankra Akoma Ntosa, 2815 -Stanton Road, SE, (202) 380-9390

-Free meals at the Total Family Care Coalition (1214 I Street, SE Apt. 11) Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays starting Mar 30 – Apr 24, 8:00am – 6:30pm, Ages 18 and under

-Restaurants and locations below are offering free food for children during the school closure:

 o Po Boy Jim, 709 H Street NE

o Good Stuff Eatery, 303 Penn Ave SE

 o We The Pizza, 305 Penn Ave SE

 o Santa Rosa, 313 Penn Ave SE

o Ebenezers Coffee House, 201 F Street NE, 7 days per week, box lunches “to go” from 1-3 pm

 o DC Dream Center, 2909 Penn Ave SE, Monday- Friday, box lunches “to go” 12 pm – 4 pm 

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