Our community and many companies are coming together to help ease the stress of the school closings for parents during the COVID-19 shutdown. Whether it’s free meals or online learning classes, there are more and more options for helping parents during this time. We will continue to update this list as we learn more.
COVID-19 Resources for Families in Birmingham
Birmingham City Schools:
“Grab-and-go” meals for students
Multiple locations (check website for details)
Charley’s at Brookwood Mall:
744 Brookwood Village Ste 239 | Birmingham, AL 35209
Free kids meal to any child
Homewood Bagel Company:
2907 Central Avenue | Homewood 35209
If you are concerned about your child not being able to eat breakfast or lunch due to the school closures bring them to Homewood Bagel for free cereal breakfasts or PBJ lunches. No questions asked.
Will be making lunch each day for those Homewood Students and delivering them to a pick up spot. They will also be given breakfast for the following day.
ALL Hoover City Schools
*Student meals will be available at Green Valley Elementary School next week (Monday-Friday) between 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. These will be drive-up, grab-and-go bagged meals. Green Valley Elementary School is located at 3200 Old Columbiana Road Hoover, AL 35226
Morris Volunteer Fire Dept:
668 1st Ave S, Morris, AL 35116
Hours vary, call for details
358 Hollywood Blvd. | Birmingham, Alabama 35209
If the school closures have you concerned about a child not being able to eat breakfast or lunch, bring them to the OE M-F for a free kid’s breakfast or lunch. No questions asked.
600 Oak Grove Road | Homewood, Alabama 35209
In support of our local community, bring the kids in for lunch Monday – Friday until they go back to school and they eat free!
St. Clair County Schools:
Free lunch and breakfast to ANY child
Multiple locations (check website for more information)
YMCA Chilton County:
405 Ollie Ave | Clanton, Alabama 35045
Serving free lunch for all school aged children at the Y when school is out.
Vintage Comfort Food Truck
Free PBJ & other food items to children
Delivery to Hoover and surrounding areas (contact owner on their Facebook page)
Opens 6AM, Mon – Fri
Offering new customers 60 days of complimentary Internet Essentials service, which is normally available to all qualified low-income households for $9.95/month. For more information click here
Beginning March 16th, our studio will be going live daily with free art & craft tutorials to create at home with your kids! We’ll have shopping lists (with links to the supplies you can order from Amazon) to have on-hand to complete the projects with us! For supply lists click here
Free Resources for school closures can be found HERE
Beginning March 16, the company commits to offering free internet for 60 days to households with K-12 or college students who don’t already have a Spectrum subscription.
To enroll, call 1-844-488-8395. Or for more information, click here.
Virtual Museum Tours:
12 museums offer virtual tours, click here for details
Free cooking kit to the first 5000 to register. Just pay shipping. Order here while supplies last.