Local Meals

Virtual Recreation Center Local Meals

Modesto City Schools Meal Pick-up 

The USDA extended the federal waiver allowing schools to continue feeding children 18 years and younger, regardless of school enrollment, at no cost. For more information on free meals for children please visit the Modesto City Schools Nutrition Services website

Meal Pick-up Schedule

Senior Meal Pick-up

A weekly box of five frozen meals. Frozen meals include: 5 entrées with vegetables, fruit juice or fruit cup, sliced wheat bread and a dessert.

Pre-registration is required by calling the Senior Information line at 209-558-8698.  This program is hosted by the Parks, Recreation and Neighborhoods Department and Stanislaus County Area Agency on Aging.

Modesto Senior Citizens Center, 211 Bodem Street

Rainy Day Closures

All Senior boxed meal distribution sites will have a planned closure if the weather report the day prior has less > to equal 50% chance of rain. If actively raining (more than a light drizzle) in the morning, distribution will be closed.  Canceled days will not be rescheduled.

To confirm if a box meal distribution is open/closed, please call the Senior Information Line 209-558-8698

Stay Connected

You can also follow us on Facebook,  Instagram and Nextdoor.com for department updates and activities.  We would love to see the ways you are recreating at home, use #MoRecAtHome #ModestoParksandRec & #ModestoTogether 

Friendship Line California- 1(888) 670-1360 The Friendship Line, a free 24-hour "warm" line for older adults and caregivers.  Even in these challenging times, friendship is always a phone call away.