School Food Programs for Children
During the COVID-19 school shutdown the Ashburnham Westminster Regional School District will continue to provide meals for students currently eligible to receive free and reduced meals.
Each eligible student on our free and reduced roster is entitled to receive breakfast and lunch from the district’s food services program beginning Wednesday March 18, 2020. Meals will be available at the drive thru pick up area located at Oakmont Regional High School on the side of the building near the Superintendent’s Office courtyard. Please drive to the rear parking lot then circle back to the pick up area. Pick up times are Monday-Friday 7am-10am. Families must contact our food services program at email@example.com by 12:00pm the prior day to participate.
ASHBY/TOWNSEND PEPPERELL (North Middlesex School District)
During the school closures, breakfasts and lunches will continue to be offered to North Middlesex Regional School District and Nashoba Valley Technical High School students who need them. Click here for more information
Contact Echamberland@auburn.k12.ma.us to sign up Breakfasts & Lunches are being distributed at the Middle School Drive through on Mondays & Wednesdays at 11 AM
BARRE (Quabbin Regional School District)
BLACKSTONE MILLVILLE REGIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
On Mondays and Wednesdays we will be providing breakfast and lunch. On Mondays, we will have food for both Monday and Tuesday. On Wednesdays, for Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. At 9:30am we will be at the Hope Street Bike Path in Millville and Turbesi Park in Blackstone. At 10:45am we will be at the Blackstone Town Hall. Lastly, we will serve at the middle school around the back of the building at 11:30am. We will be at each site for one hour. Please bring a shopping bag with you.
FREE & REDUCED GRAB-N-GO: provided twice a week for families who qualify for free and reduced lunches.
This will take place at SHRHS for Dudley families and CMS for Charlton families. From 11:00 AM through 1:00 PM we are asking parents/caregivers to drive to a pick-up location at SHRHS or CMS. A staff member will ask for a student(s) name for confirmation purposes only. From there we will place 3-4 days of food in your vehicle. We will repeat the process on Friday, March 20, 2020. The following weeks we will open for grab-n-go on Mondays and Fridays only. Lastly, we know that some families and caregivers may now qualify for free and reduced meals. We will work with you, but you must provide the staff member with a completed (Meal Assistance Application) application in order for us to provide you with food. If you cannot print an application at home, paper copies will be available at SHRHS and CMS on pick up days.
Douglas Public School District will provide “grab and go” meals to those students who qualify for free or reduced school meals under federal guidelines. These “grab and go”meals can be picked up at the Elementary School starting March 18 (Today) between 10 and 12. Wednesday’s “grab and go” will include three breakfasts and three lunches per student to cover the rest of this week.
They will have the same process in place next week on Monday (2 days of meals) and Wednesday (3 days of meals) from 10 to 12.
These meals can be picked up at the back entrance of the Elementary School near the basketball court. Staff members will be ready to receive you and to distribute these meals to you.
Again, these meals are being provided to those families who meet and are covered through federal guidelines. They recommend that families bring a reusable bag or good sized box to be used to transport the meals.
If a family is absolutely unable to get transportation to the school, please call the food service office at the Elementary School at 508-476-4200 extension 1115 or 1132 and a member of the food service staff will take your information. The district is working on alternative means of distributing the meals.
Breakfast & Lunch will be available to grab & go at Gardner High School 200 Catherine St Gardner Ma 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Bagged lunches will continue to be provided to students and adults every weekday while we are closed. Lunch is offered from 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM onModays, Wednesdays & Fridays at Millbury Street Elementary School. This is a “grab and go” service and people will not need to exit their vehicle. For questions related to our food assistance program, please contact Dan Gale at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monday – Friday 9 AM -9:30 AM Breakfast & Lunch for children under the age of 18. Available at West Side Elementary School , 250 Brandegee Ave. Groton Public Library, 52 Newtown Rd. Mary Morrisson Elementary School, 154 Toll RD .
Families who receive reduce cost lunches should contact Chef Paul to make arrangements for meals
Bag breakfast and lunch will be available for pick up from 7 – 10 am at the following locations on Mondays Wednesdays & Fridays@ bags on Monday & Wednesdays and 3 Bags on Fridays : Leominster High School, Flag Pole entrance; Francis Drake Elementary School, Johnny Appleseed Elementary School and Fall Brook Elementary School. This will be a drive up, grab and go process.
Lunch and breakfast will be provided to students and adults at Memorial Elementary School every week day while we are closed. Breakfast will be offered from 8 am-10 am and Lunch will be offered from 11 am-1 pm. This will be a “grab and go” service. We want to ensure that everyone in the community has access to nutritious meals and food. Breakfast and lunch service will begin Monday March 16th. Both breakfast and lunch can be picked up at the same time.
The Food Service Department will be offering a cold Drive-Up Grab N Go Lunch, available to all students. This will take place at the High School, with meals being consumed off-site. Mary Leslie, Food Services Director, will be sending an email home via the point of sale system. The lunch will be available for pick up. When: Monday- Friday, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Where: Between the Jr. and Sr, High School, at door # B1 How: Meals will be brought to your vehicle. You will not be allowed into the building. Please do not ask questions here. Please direct all Drive-Up Grab N Go Lunch questions to Mary Leslie via email email@example.com
Northbridge: breakfast & lunch bags to our free/reduced families at Balmer from 9 – 10:30 a.m. every day. Access to the food bank: email firstname.lastname@example.org with family needs and they will put together what they can for pickup at the same time.
Food Services staff will have lunch available each day between 11am-12pm in the NBES lobby. Students that receive free and reduced lunch can swing be for a grab and go lunch.
Oxford Public Schools students who are eighteen years old and younger may arrive at Oxford High School between 8:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m., Monday-Friday from Thursday, March 19th through April 7, to pick up FREE boxed meals by driving up to the main entrance and having meals brought out to you as you reach the overhang when walking towards the front doors. Students or parents should not enter the buildings.
RUTLAND (Wachusett Regional Schoool District)
On MONDAY of each week, Food Services will be offering students on free and reduced lunch a week’s worth of grab n go breakfasts and lunches that may be picked up from the HS Cafeteria between 11AM – 1PM. Those students that do not have transportation may request delivery by calling Samantha D’Angelo at (508) 581-1600, x4329 and leaving a message.
During school closure meals will be provided for all children under 18 . Grab & Go meals available 11 AM- 1 PM at the following locations : Park Ave Elementary School, Webster Middle School and Bartlett High School.
First Student Transportation, in collaboration with the Winchendon food services department and the district administration, will be delivering meals for students at four different locations in Winchendon, starting Monday, March 23rd.
- Waterville Plaza from 10:00-10:15 am
- Rivers Edge Restaurant parking lot from 10:20-10:35 am
- Rite Aid (changed to a Walgreens drugstore on 3/20) parking lot from 10:40-10:55 am
- Lincoln Ave ext/Jackson Ave from 11:00-11:15 am
If you are not able to get to these four locations to access food for your students, please send a confidential email at email@example.com, to make alternative arrangements for your family.
HEALTHY MEALS TO GO
DRIVE UP OR WALK UP
238 Belmont Street 9:00 – 9:30** Chandler Elementary School Yard
114 Chandler Street 9:00 – 9:30** Greendale YMCA
75 Shore Drive 9:00 – 9:30** Burncoat Elementary School Yard
526 Burncoat Street 9:45 – 10:15** City View
80 Prospect Street 9:45 – 10:15** Main YMCA
766 Main Street 9:45 – 10:15** Tacoma Lot
351 Tacoma Street 10:30 – 10:45** Grafton Street School Yard
311 Grafton Street 10:30 – 11:00** Lake Park
281 Lave Ave 10:30 – 11:00* Vernon Hill Park
87 Providence Street10:30 – 11:00** Woodland Academy School Yard
93 Woodland Street10:30 – 11:00** Greatbrook Valley Library
89 Tacoma Street11:00 – 11:30* East Park
Shrewsbury Street11:15 – 11:45* Greenwood Park
14 Forsberg Street11:15 – 11:45** Roosevelt School Yard
1006 Grafton Street 11:15 – 11:30** Goddard Library Lot
14 Richards Street 11:15 – 11:45* Plumley
16 Laurel Street 11:30 – 11:45* Homework
45 Freedom Way 11:30 – 12:00* Kids Club
180 Constitution Avenue11:30 – 12:00** Chino Ave Play Yard
135 Chino Avenue11:40 – 12:10** Union Hill School Yard
1 Chapin Street11:45 – 12:15* Autumn Woods
16 Upland Street 12:00 – 12:30* Friendly House
36 Wall Street 12:00 – 12:30** Gates Lane School Yard
1238 Main Street 12:00 – 12:30* Logan Field
539 Mill Street 12:00 – 12:30* South Worcester Neighborhood
47 Camp Street 12:00 – 12:30* University Park
965 Main Street 12:00 – 12:30** Curtis Apartments
32 Greatbrook Valley Ave 12:15 – 12:45* Stratton
161 West Mountain Street 12:30 – 1:00** Vernon Hill School Yard
144 Providence Street 12:30 – 1:00* Bannis Field
Dorcester Street 12:45 – 1:15* Grant Square Park
Corner Of Windsor & North Hampton12:45 – 1:15** Lakeside Apartment
30 Lakeside Ave12:45 – 1:15** Worcester Arts Magnet School Yard
315 St. Nicholas Ave 1:00 – 1:30** Woodard @ Mckeon Road
11 Mckeon Road 1:15 – 1:45* Castle Park
965 Main Street 1:30 – 1:45** Washington Heights
55 Williamsburg Drive 1:30 – 2:00** Lincoln Street School Yard
549 Lincoln Street 1:40 – 2:00* Green Island
50 Canton Street 1:45 – 2:00** Canterbury Street School Yard
129 Canterbury Street 2:00 – 2:30** Columbus Park School Yard
75 Lovell Street 2:15 – 2:45** Harlow Street School Yard
15 Harlow Street 2:15 – 2:45** Crompton Park
9 Canton Street 2:45 – 3:30** May Street School Yard
265 May Street 3:00 – 3:20** Elm Park Elementary School Yard
23 N Ashland Street 3:00 – 3:30
** Meals served by Worcester Public Schools