COVID-19: Resources for Households & Families
During this unprecedented time, we recognize that many in the communities we serve could use a little extra help.
Midco has signed the FCC’s Keep Americans Connected Pledge to ensure people don’t lose internet or telephone connectivity during this time.
Please see our COVID-19 updates page for specific details.
We have also compiled the following list of local resources to help people in need during this time. This is not a complete list, and can change at any time. Note that we have not confirmed this information with the businesses/organizations listed, and please contact the individual businesses with questions or to confirm they’re still providing community support.
Ladybird Diner in Lawrence is offering free sack lunches for anyone in need.
Just Food in Lawrence providing drive-through food boxes
Rodrock Chiropractic in Lawrence and Baldwin City is distributing food while supplies last.
Mateo Chiropractic in Eudora is providing breakfast bags for kids while supplies last.
Homestead Kitchen and Bakery in Baldwin City is offering free breakfast and sack lunches for kids and seniors on weekdays.
Archibowls in Lawrence is offering a free hot meal at the takeout window for anyone in need. The
Lawrence Schools Foundation is offering a free grab-and-go breakfast and lunch from 10:30 am – 1:00 pm on weekdays until March 27 at the following school sites.
Billy Mills Middle School
Liberty Memorial Central Middle School
ISD 748 Food Service (Sartell-St. Stephen) is offering drive/walk/bike-through breakfast and lunch.
WJON has curated a list of local restaurants in central Minnesota providing meals for children.
Legends Sports Bar & Grill in Moorhead will be offering weekend lunch meals for kids in need available for pickup in South Moorhead North Dakota
Free lunch for school-aged children at Maysa Arena in Minot
Magic City Hoagies in Minot is giving free meals to school-aged children.
Minot Public Schools is offering bagged lunch with breakfast to students and adults with disabilities from 11 am-1 pm at the following school sites:
Magic City Campus
Bismarck Public Schools is providing free meals for any child up to age 18 regardless of the school they attend. Pick up sites include:
Cenex gas station in Lincoln
Dickinson Public Schools will provide a grab-n-go lunch and breakfast for students at the following locations:
Dickinson Middle School
Heart River Elementary
Kittsona Boutique in Fargo and Grand Forks is offering free delivered lunches – contact via Facebook.
Fargo Public Schools is providing free meals to children during the school closure at the following pickup sites:
Ed Clapp Elementary
Grand Forks Public Schools is providing free meals to children during the school closure at the following pickup sites:
Ben Franklin Elementary
J Nelson Kelly Elementary
Lake Agassiz Elementary
Elroy Schroeder Middle School
Valley Middle School
Grand Forks Central
Red River High
Granite City Food & Brewery in Fargo is offering free lunches to kids from Minnesota or North Dakota. South Dakota
The Helpline Center in Sioux Falls has compiled a
list of community resources throughout the state. You can also call 2-1-1 or text your zip code to 898211 for information and referrals. A coalition of Sioux Falls churches has launched
Coronahelpsf.com to mobilize churches and community volunteers to help those stuck in quarantine and low income families during school closures.
Josiah’s Coffeehouse, Café & Bakery in Sioux Falls is providing a free lunch for children 12 and under.
The Barrel House in Sioux Falls is providing free lunch to students on weekdays between 11 am-6 pm.
The Dairy Queen in Pierre, in conjunction with First National Bank, is providing lunches for kids 12 & under from 11 am-2 pm.
kRav’N in Sioux Falls is providing free kids meals to school-aged children.
Open Heart UMC in Rapid City is providing sack lunches curbside at various churches throughout the city. General/Educational