Family Q&As

Helpful resources for you and your family during this coronavirus pandemic.

Is Brighter Bites still providing fresh produce for families?

During this time, Brighter Bites may be able to offer alternative food and produce distributions with partners in your area. These are limited and differ from city to city.

What is the best way to contact Brighter Bites?

We have provided all of our program coordinators’ emails on the Connect with Your Coordinator page.

Does coronavirus spread on fruits and vegetables?

Currently there is no evidence of food or food packaging being associated with transmission of COVID-19. Like other viruses, it is possible that the virus that causes COVID-19 can survive on surfaces or objects. For that reason, it is critical to follow the 4 key steps of food safety—, separate, cook, and chill. (

Where can I find more current information about COVID-19?

How can I find free fruits and vegetables and other resources near me?

For local resources for food, meals, jobs, housing and more in your area, see our local resources or visit

Local Resources


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Washington, D.C.

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Southwest Florida

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Nationwide Resources