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Countywide Senior Food Distribution

Free prepared meals at non-profit, faith-based, and City of San José nutrition sites across Santa Clara County

Post Date:05/20/2020 9:00 AM
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With the Memorial Day closure of San José Senior Nutrition Program (SNP) sites, a limited number of boxed shelf stable meals will be offered on Friday (May 22) during regular curbside service. To receive a box of shelf stable meals for the Holiday weekend, individuals must meet the same eligibility criteria as the SNP. They will have to provide their SNP number or First and Last Name and Zip Code. The shelf stable meal box will be available on a first come, first serve basis. 

Seniors (60-plus) are eligible for free prepared meals through the Senior Nutrition Program. Just call one of the 33 nutrition sites the day before. When you show up to pick up your meal, all you need to provide is your name, birthday and zip code.

The most up-to-date list of where meals can be found is here:

The participating non-profits, faith-based and City nutrition sites are updated on a weekly basis. The Senior Nutrition Program’s boxed to-go meals are for pick-up only. This ensures that seniors can stay healthy and safe, while getting access to nutritious meals.

For More Information

  • Visit
  • Call 2-1-1, a 24-hour multi-lingual service
  • Text your zip code to 898211
  • Free Groceries: You can access free fresh fruit, vegetables, and pantry samples, by calling 800-984-3663 or text “GETFOOD” to 408-455-5181
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