Photos by Sean Hemmerle

A Community Meal Program

29 North Hamilton Street
Poughkeepsie, NY
LUNCH:  To-Go, 11:15 am- 1:00 pm, Monday-Friday

                       To-Go, 12:00 pm- 1:00 pm, Sunday                            


DINNER: To-Go, 5 pm-6 pm, Monday-Friday

The Lunch Box, our community meal program, provides a hot lunch and dinner 5 days a week for anyone who needs one within Dutchess County. Open Monday-Friday and on most holidays to ensure that all Poughkeepsie residents are able to enjoy a decent hot meal.

We are committed to serving complete, nutritious meals for all individuals, sourcing a majority of our ingredients from our own urban farm as well as from other local Hudson Valley farms.



On average, The Lunch Box serves over 300 meals daily.

Last year, The Lunch Box served over 83,000 meals

Volunteers include Marist students, Vassar students, CIA students who help cook the meals, athletes and clubs, local residents and churches, and more. Volunteers help us procure, prep, cook, and serve meals.


Click here to Volunteer


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