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Food Resources

We are committed to providing food service for families in need.   

Food Resources in Sun Prairie

Walk-up/Drive-through food service sites available to kids 18 and under:

Weekly Meal Box Distribution (Starting on Monday, April 27, 2020):
***No meals are being served on Memorial Day (Monday, May 25, 2020)**
*** The school sites will no longer be providing daily lunches at any of the locations. ***

A meal box contains 5 lunches and 5 breakfasts for each child.
Families are able to stop once weekly and get one box per child under 18 years or if older enrolled in school.

Distribution days, times, and locations:

  • Mondays ONLY: Westside Elementary (1320 Buena Vista Drive) from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • We will not be serving meals on Memorial Day (Monday, May 25, 2020)
  • Tuesdays ONLY: C.H. Bird Elementary (1170 N. Bird Street) from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Wednesdays ONLY: Northside Elementary(230 W. Klubertanz Drive) from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Sun Prairie Emergency Food Pantry (18 Rickel Rd) 
    • Monday/Wednesday/Friday: 10:00 am - 1:45 pm
    • Tuesday/Thursday: 5:00 pm - 6:45 pm
    • Saturday: 9:00 am - 10:45 am

Safety First - Please refrigerate and freeze certain items in the box. Boxes come complete with cooking and storing instructions!

Daily Meal Services (Mon-Fri) at the following community sites:

  • Boys and Girls Club - (232 Windsor Street) from 11:30-12:30
  • VFW Parking Lot - (349 S Walker Way) from 11:30-12:30 **Last Week at this VFW site is week of 5/26/20**
  • The Element on Main Apartments (Clubhouse) - (102 Park Circle) from 11:30-12:30
  • Rolling Prairie Apartments (Clubhouse) -  (415 S Bird Street) from 11:30-12:30
  • Vandenburg Heights Park- 1020 Vandenburg St from 12:45-1:30
  • Sun Prairie YMCA- (1040 Don Simon Dr) from 3:30-4:30

Please know that due to the circumstances, there will be limited availability for those with dietary needs, including gluten-free and allergies. Meals will be given to-go as there will not be on-site dining. See the map below for all service locations.


Food resources available to our community:

  • Sun Prairie Emergency Food Pantry
    • Emergency drive up food pantry available
      • Monday/Wednesday/Friday: 10:00 am - 1:45 pm
      • Tuesday/Thursday: 5:00 pm - 6:45 pm
      • Saturday: 9:00 am - 10:45 am
      • School District weekly meal boxes also handed out every day (except Sunday) starting Monday, May 11 at the same time as the food pantry hours for each day
    • People can use the Pantry every other week and in addition the mobile food pantry
    • Mobile drive up food pantry: Every 3rd Tuesday of the month from 4:45 pm - 5:45 pm.
    • Free taxi service is available to and from the pantry. Call Sun Prairie Taxi at 608-837-5550 to request a ride to the pantry. Once at the pantry you can request a voucher to pay for the taxi.
    • If someone is in need of emergency food assistance they can call 608-513-1044.
  • Sunshine Supper
    • Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm at 1632 W. Main Street.
    • Guests drive up so that no one has to leave their car, and meals are brought to you. Enter the parking lot off Hart Road (behind the building) and then drive up.
    • Free taxi service- If you wish to use this service to go to Sunshine Supper, please contact Ann at 608-825-3875 or ann@sunshineplace.org to make arrangements in advance for vouchers to be available.
  • Colonial Club is providing support to seniors in the community.
    • If you or someone you know over 60 that is homebound, please contact 608-837-4611.

Food Service during COVID
Lunch Service during Covid
school lunch note

Thank You!

We'd like to thank the Sun Prairie Emergency Food Pantry, the Sunshine Place, the Boys and Girls Club of Dane County, Sun Prairie Community Schools, Sun Prairie Neighborhood Navigators, the YMCA of Dane County, and the Colonial Club Sun Prairie.

If you are interested in helping, you may donate money or donate nonperishable food. Guidance from the Sun Prairie Emergency Food Pantry: http://www.sunprairiefoodpantry.com/