NEPRC & WHY
Free meals are served every week at these times and locations: Monday - 11:30 am at Salvation Army (621 4th St SE); 11:30 am at Access Ministries (25 W. Kemp) Supper (The Banquet) 5:30pm - 6:30pm Grace Lutheran Church 202 2nd St SE Tuesday - 11:30am at Access Ministries Wednesday - 11:30 am at Salvation Army and Access Ministries Thursday - 11:30am at Access Ministries Friday - 11:30 am at Salvation Army and Access Ministries
Blessing Box - Trinity Episcopal Church
Address: 612 3rd St NE
Take what you need, bring what you can; above all be blessed. Non-perishable food items and household items can be picked up or dropped off.
Cornerstone Church Food Pantry
Address: 1350 11th St NE
Hours are Non-holiday Mondays from 10:00 am-12:30pm
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
Financial assistance to help cover the cost of food. Apply at the Department of Social Servies 882-5000. Must meet income guidelines.
Watertown School District Free and Reduced School Meals
(breakfast and lunch) Pick up an application at your child's school. Acceptance is based on meeting income requirements.
Address: 621 4th St SE
Contact: Shannon Schafer
Food pantry is accessed every 31 days, and is open Monday 1:00-3:00pm; Wednesday, and Friday from 9am - 11:30am. No income requirements.
Watertown Area PACH Program (People Against Child Hunger)
Any child in grades K-12 enrolled in the Watertown Public School District or any Codington County School is eligible during the school year. Pre-registration is required and the number of participants is limited. To register, applicants must complete a form available on website or email or call to receive a form.
4 the Kids
Address: PO Box 364
Contact: Heather Pagel
Raises funds to help families in need pay for school lunches within Codington county. There is a limit of $25 per child per quarter. Requests can be made by family members, teachers, social workers,etc. Once request is approved by the 4theKids board, they take the lunch payment(s) directly to the school(s).
Address: 25 W. Kemp
Contact: Dan Schutte
Food pantry is open Monday-Thursday from noon-4pm