Where to grab a hot meal in the Tampa Bay area

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TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – The Red Cross has three emergency response vehicles on the way to Robels Park in Tampa for lunch on Thursday.

The vehicles are stocked with 500 freshly prepared hot meals. Robels Park is located at 3514 N Avon Avenue.

They are also serving meals at Villages of Tampa, 1201 Skipper Road and Central Park, 2510 N. Central Ave.

The Salvation Army in Clearwater and St. Petersburg plan to serve food today in areas most impacted by the storm.

Mobile feeding units will deploy to Dunedin Community Center and Southern Comfort mobile home park in Clearwater at noon and Child’s Park Recreation Center in St. Petersburg at 3 p.m.

Feeding Tampa Bay is delivering a truckload of meals, bananas, food and water for Irma victims to Tropicana Field Thursday evening. They will distribute to the public from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in Lot 6.

The following locations in Hillsborough County will provide fresh food to residents:


  • Belmont Heights Estates (2419 East Avenue, Tampa) 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Dover Boys & Girls Club (2820 Gallagher Road, Dover) 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.


  • Village Presbyterian (13115 S. Village Drive, Tampa) 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.


  • University Area Community Development Center (14013 N. 22nd Street, Tampa) 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.



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