A new mobile phone app showing kids where to get free nutritious meals around Minneapolis has been released by Hunger Impact Partners, a local nonprofit aimed at nourishing children so they get a healthy start in life to support academic performance and healthy outcomes.
The app, called Summer Eats Minnesota, is free at the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store. Powered by GPS, it shows locations of summer food sites sponsored by the Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS), their menus and days and hours of operation. Kids 18 and under can show up without prior signup for free meals at these 80+ locations, including park and recreation sites, community centers and schools. The app shows the distance and directions to the nearest sites.
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