Restaurants and Locally owned restaurants to support. Consider Waiter on the Way, Grub Hub, Door Dash or Uber Eats if you’re unable to leave your home. If you can pick up the food yourself, more of your money goes to the restaurant. If you’re able to tip, please do.
Food resources during the COVID-19 school shutdown
Click on the name of the location to go to their website or Facebook page for more information.
SCHOOL DISTRICTS AND PARKS
Fort Wayne Community Schools
Summary: FWCS will provide free breakfast & lunch for children at ALL elementary schools starting Tuesday, March 17. Meals are available by walk-up/drive-up for all kids, regardless of the school they attend, ages birth through high school from 10:30-1:30 daily. Children MUST be present.
East Allen County Schools
Summary: East Allen County Schools will continue to provide meals, breakfast and lunch, to all of our EACS students and anyone in the EACS community who is 18 years of age and under during the closure period.
Families will pick up two packs per child. One will have 5 days worth of breakfasts and the other, 5 days worth of lunches. Click on the link above to read all the details.
Southwest Allen County Schools
Meal pick-up directions for SACS Families on eLearning Days –
Monday – Friday, 11 am – 1 pm and 4 pm – 6 pm
Homestead High School Door 10A
Food Service Staff will be ready to deliver a meal for each SACS student. This is a drive-up service and families will not leave their cars. Drivers will be asked to provide the student’s name and ID number, along with which school they attend.
Northwest Allen County Schools
Not yet announced.
Allen County Parks Department
Meals can be picked up starting Monday, March 16 between 4-5 pm at the following locations. You can drive up or walk up, but there will be no seating and no building admission.
- Cooper Community Center ← click here for location
- Jennings Recreation Center ← click here for location
- McMillen Park Community Center ← click here for location
- Weisser Park Youth Center ← click here for location
OTHER HELPFUL INFORMATION
Suspending shutoffs for non-payment.
Free internet for low-income new customers, no disconnects or late fees, Unlimited data, Xfinity Wifi for free.
Updated 3.17.20 at 9:30 am
Arts United of Greater Fort Wayne encourages the community to support nonprofit arts and culture organizations as they face the unprecedented challenge of venue closures and event postponements. View the full statement of ways to support, including links to donate to Arts Campus Fort Wayne resident organizations.
View a list of arts and culture experiences that can be accessed remotely here.