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Munch Mobile Meals

Launched in 2016, Munch is our mobile meals program that delivers free healthy meals to children and adults in over a dozen low-income neighborhoods throughout Madison. Each meal contains a sandwich or main menu item, a fruit or vegetable, a grain, a treat, and a drink. Everyone is welcome to take home a free meal. No registration or ID is required.

Neighborhoods served by Munch have large populations of children eligible for free school lunch. To bridge the gap that exists when school lunch is not available, Munch operates up to 6 days per week, Monday–Saturday, any time school cafeterias are closed (including breaks and periods of remote learning).

For any questions or comments, please contact the Munch staff at or (608) 661-1223.

Munch 2024 Schedule (Starting January 9)

Lincoln Elementary 2:40–3:00 pm
Goodman Library 3:05–3:25 pm
Penn Park 3:30–3:50 pm
Sirloin Strip 3:55–4:15 pm
Southdale Park 2:45–3:05 pm
The Pines Apartments (office) 3:10–3:30 pm
The Fairways Apartments 3:35–3:55 pm
New Fountains Apartments 4:05–4:25 pm
The Triangle (Karabis Apartments) 4:45–5:05 pm
Meadowland Apartments (community room) 3:00–3:15 pm
Harmony Apartments (community room) 3:20–3:35 pm
East Madison Community Center 3:45–4:05 pm
Salvation Army (Darbo Dr) 4:10–4:30 pm
Hawthorne Library 4:40–5:00 pm
Trailsway 3:15–3:35 pm
Packers Townhouses 3:40–4:00 pm
Northport Apartments 4:05–4:35 pm
Oak Park Terrace (mailbox) 4:40–5:00 pm
Saturday Time
Kennedy Heights Townhomes 11:00–11:20 am
Ridgecrest Apartments 11:25–11:45 am
Vera Court 11:50 am–12:10 pm
Parkcrest Apartments 12:15–12:35 pm
Lakeview Library 12:40–1:00 pm


Thank you to the following organizations for their generous financial support of Munch!

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Dane County, Office for Equity and Inclusion



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