Free Meals for Children

  • Gates Chili is a host site for free meals for any child under the age of 18. There are no income requirements and you do not have to be a Gates Chili resident to pick up meals.

    To-go meals are served at the following locations:

    • Gates Chili Middle School, 2 Spartan Way
    • Paul Road Elementary School, 571 Paul Road
    • Walt Disney Elementary School, 175 Coldwater Road

    Breakfast for the following morning will be provided for families during the lunch pick-up from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. each weekday. We ask that you please let our teams know if your child has a food allergy.

    Please call 247-7213 if you have specific questions about meals.



    The Gates Chili Spartan Eats bus will be delivering meals to neighborhoods in our community! Schedule below is subject to change. Call 247-7213 with any questions.

    Schedule beginning Wednesday, April 22:

    11 a.m.:        Williams Tribute (Formerly LeChase Manor)
    11:15 a.m.:   Poplar Gardens Apartments
    11:30 a.m.:   Lions Park
    12 p.m.:        Chili Gardens Apartments



     Lunch for Monday, June 22:

    BBQ Pork on a Roll


    Peanut Butter Lunch


     Lunch for Tuesday, June 23:

    Chicken Fajita Taco Meal


    Peanut Butter Lunch


    Lunch for Wednesday, June 24:

    Dipper Day  


    Peanut Butter Lunch


    Lunch for Thursday, June 25:

    Chicken Patty on a Roll


    Peanut Butter Lunch


    Lunch for Friday, June 26**:



    Peanut Butter Lunch


    *Menu is subject to change


    **June 26th is the last day of feeding during the school closure. We will begin our Summer Meals Program on Monday, July 6th at Gates Chili Middle School and Paul Road for drive-up service. To see the Summer Meals menu, please visit If you have questions or concerns, please call 247-7213


    Breakfast for the following morning will be provided at the time of lunch pick-up. Learn more about the USDA School Closure Meal Program by clicking here.


    To learn more about meals in other parts of the county, click here