On July 12, 2019, a Summer Meals Spike Event was held at Rhodes Jordan Park to remind residents about the free summer meals program at three park facilities. (Coutersy Gwinnett County)

Gwinnett adds 11 locations to summer meals program

Gwinnett has added 11 additional locations to the county’s Summer Meals Program bringing the total to 31 sites for free grab-and-go breakfasts and lunches for children 18 years old and younger. The program, temporarily on hold, is expected to resume Monday, June 29. Parents, caregivers and community groups can pick up nutritious meals to take home to children, or children can arrange to pick up their own meals. Registration is not required.

Meals can be picked up 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. while supplies last at:

• Alexander Park, 800 Old Snellville Highway in Lawrenceville

• Bogan Park, 2723 North Bogan Road in Buford

• Collins Hill Park, 2225 Collins Hill Road in Lawrenceville

• Dacula Park Activity Building, 2735 Auburn Ave. in Dacula

• E. E. Robinson Park, 885 Level Creek Road in Sugar Hill

• George Pierce Park, 55 Buford Highway in Suwanee

• Harbins Park, 2995 Luke Edwards Road in Dacula

• Mountain Park Activity Building, 1063 Rockbridge Road in Stone Mountain

• OneStop Buford, 2755 Sawnee Ave. in Buford

• Peachtree Ridge Park, 3170 Suwanee Creek Road in Suwanee

• South Gwinnett Park, 2115 McGee Road in Snellville

In addition, the Five Forks Branch Library, 2780 Five Forks-Trickum Road in Lawrenceville, will serve meals as part of the program beginning Monday, July 6.

Emergency meal kits and information is available at each location for residents ages 60 and older who need assistance with hunger, health or mobility issues.

Information and a list of all participating locations: www.GwinnettSummerMeals.com or 770-822-8840. Volunteer to assist with distribution of the Summer Meals Program can apply at www.VolunteerGwinnett.net.

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