Saint Paul Public Schools Nutrition Services
Our mission is to; create a positive culture through recruitment, hiring and training, provide dependable access to delicious no-cost meals to all children in Saint Paul, procure healthy, sustainable, high-quality food and supplies, nurture relationships with children, parents and community, support lifelong learning.
Our vision is to eliminate hunger and provide every child with HOPE (Healthy Options Positive Engagement) through exceptional food.
Our core values are; respect, stewardship, compassion, accountabiltiy, courage, quality, integrity and growth.
Applications for Educational Benefits and Free/Reduce priced meals must be completed each school year.
Fill out the Free/Reduced Meal Application Online (available 7/18/2022)
Video Link: Parents SchoolCafe Eligibility Walkthrough
Community Food Resources
Several community organizations provide free meals for families around Saint Paul.
Minnesota Food Helpline
Call 888-711-1151 for assistance, Monday-Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Meals on Wheels of Ramsey County
Provides free home-delivered meals to Ramsey County adult residents who are impacted by COVID-19.
Food Shelves in Ramsey County
A list of food shelves available in the City of Saint Paul and Ramsey County.