Program To Feed Stateline Kids Begins

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A program, created to make sure kids don’t go hungry this summer, is officially underway.

The Summer Food Service provides free lunches and snacks to those 18 and under in both Winnebago and Boone counties.  Feed America estimates there are more than 50,000 area kids who don’t eat enough once school lets out for the summer.

There are 37 meal sites in the Rockford area:

  • Beattie Playground, 1221 Rural St.
  • Beth Eden United Methodist Church, 3201 Huffman Blvd.
  • Blackhawk Boys & Girls Club, 330 – 15th Ave.
  • Bloom Playground, 2901 Pelham Rd.
  • Booker Washington Center, 524 Kent St.
  • Centennial United Methodist Church, 1503 Broadway
  • Christ the Carpenter United Methodist Church, 1000 S. Winnebago St.
  • Churchill Park, 2002 – 7th Ave.
  • Community Action Agency 555 N. Court St.
  • Elliot Playground, 988 S. Lyford Rd.
  • Fairgrounds Valley Playground, 1015 W. Jefferson St.
  • First Evangelical Covenant Church, 316 Wood Rd.
  • Flodin Boys & Girls Club, 1000 Mill Rd.
  • Harkins Pool, 910 Acorn St.
  • Harmon Park, 1928 East Gate Parkway
  • Highland Park, 3011 Rural St.
  • House of Grace, 518 N. Court Street
  • Ken-Rock Community Center, 3218 – 11th St.
  • Keye-Mallquist Park, 1702 – 11th St.
  • Lewis Lemon/Rockford Park District, 1993 Mulberry St.
  • Liberty Baptist Church, 3500 Preston Street
  • Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, 1829 N. Rockton Ave.
  • Northwest Community Center, 1325 N. Johnston Ave.
  • Orton Keyes Boys and Girls Club, 633 Ranger St.
  • Patriots’ Gateway Community Center, 615 S. 5th St.
  • RESA Youth & Teen Program, 1800 Ogilby Rd.
  • Ridge Park, 3317 Ridge Ave.
  • Riverview Ice House, 324 N. Madison St.
  • Rockford Housing Authority/Blackhawk, 330 – 15th Ave.
  • St. Elizabeth Community Center, 1536 S. Main St.
  • Salvation Army, 210 Kilburn Ave.
  • Sawyer Playground, 2249 Sawyer Rd.
  • Second/First Church, 318 N. Church St.
  • Washington Park Recreation Center, 3617 Delaware St.
  • YMCA (ID Pennock), 200 Y Blvd.
  • YMCA (Camp Winnebago), 5804 N. Main St.
  • YMCA (Teen Reach), 1325 N. Johnston Ave.

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