Hot Springs County School Closure

Meal Info

Hot Springs County School District #1

All meals will be FREE to all K-12 students and can be picked up in one location at the RWE loop.

Students and Meals During School closure (through April 3):

Breakfast and Lunch grab and go meals for school-aged students can be picked up in the Ralph Witters Elementary loop Tuesday, March 31 from 8:00—10:00 AM. This pick up will include meals for Tuesday, March 31 and Wednesday, April 1. The next pick up will be Thursday, April 2 from 8:00—10:00 AM and will include meals for Thursday, April 2 and Friday, April 3.

Backpack Program Meals During School Closure through (April 3):

Students that normally receive Backpack meals on Fridays or any students in need of meals will be able to pick up their backpack food for the next three weeks (3-week allocation) Friday, March 20, from 11:00 AM-1:00 PM at the Ralph Witters Elementary loop. This will limit pandemic exposure and set up Backpack meals for the next three weeks.

Hot Springs County Community Response

Wyoming 2-1-1

Sometimes Google isn't enough. When you aren't sure where to turn or even what questions to ask, a Community Resources Specialist can help you get the help you need. Visit Wyoming 2-1-1 online or simply call 2-1-1 and connect.

Food Pantries + Community Services

If you, your family, or someone you know in the community needs additional support with groceries or meals, please refer to organizations working to meet the need in Hot Springs County. If not otherwise indicated, please call ahead for most updated hours and services.

Community Federated Church

(307) 864-2524

Community Federated Church offers food on the third Tuesday, 10:30—11:30 AM and the third Sunday, 11:30 AM—12:30 PM.

Help Center (across from post office)

(307) 921-9984

Hot Springs County Senior Citizens Center

(307) 864-2151

Hot Springs County Senior Citizens Center is providing meals via curbside pickup at 206 Senior Ave., Monday-Friday. Call first thing in the morning to reserve.

Messiah's Mall at Risen Son Southern Baptist Church

(307) 864-4036 or (307) 864-4008

Messiah's Mall is open for curbside pickup of food only (no clothing) on the third Saturday and Sunday (third weekend) each month; Saturday 10:00 AM—1:00 PM, Sunday 1:00—3:00 PM.

People for People Food Program

(307) 864-3629

Offering food on Sundays only, as a premade meal or a meal kit to be prepared. Please call to arrange for food delivery.

River of Life Fellowship

(307) 864-3452

River of Life Fellowship is offering food via curbside pickup on the third Thursday of the month. Please call ahead to reserve a box. Pickup will be open from 10:00 AM—1:00 PM on the third Thursday, but check the community calendar in the Independent Record for most up-to-date hours.

Public Health

Hot Springs County Public Health

Visit Hot Springs County Public Health for community updates related to COVID-19.

Women, Infants and Children Program (WIC)

Wyoming WIC is open and taking new participants! Please fill out an online appointment form to get started.


Thermopolis Chamber of Commerce has created an updated list of restaurant hours/services during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Facebook Community

The Wyoming Share and Trade Resources Facebook group was established as a community resource to communicate needs when shortages exist.

The #WyomingNeighbors Facebook group was established to provide support, safe contact in a time of social distancing, and resource exchanges in neighborhoods across the state.

The Foodservice Strong Facebook group is to help all in the food industry that have been impacted by the March 2020 Covid 19 social distancing protocol.

Are you a community member or business person who can support the mission of Wyoming Hunger Initiative during closures for COVID-19? Please get in touch.

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