School district to offer free snacks/suppers at 19 pick-up sites

Press release from Alachua County Public Schools

Alachua County Public Schools’ Food & Nutrition Department announces the expansion of the Afterschool Meals Program, a component of the Child Care Food Program, which typically provides nutritious snacks/and or suppers to children in after-school programs. However, the Food & Nutrition Department will be offering free snacks and suppers to all Alachua County children ages 0-18 at 15 curbside pick-up sites beginning March 2 and four other sites beginning March 16. Distribution will continue through the end of June 2021. Families will be able to pick up the additional snacks and suppers at those sites on the same schedule they pick up breakfasts and lunches, which is on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The additional meals will be available at the sites listed below:

      School Name  Starting Date            School Name   Starting Date
Archer Community           3/2/21Marjorie K. Rawlings Elementary          3/2/21
Early Learning Academy at Duval          3/2/21Oak View Middle          3/2/21
FW Buchholz High          3/2/21PK Yonge Developmental Research School          3/2/21
Gainesville High          3/2/21Stephen Foster Elementary          3/2/21
Glen Springs Elementary          3/2/21Williams Elementary          3/2/21
Hawthorne Middle/High          3/2/21Lake Forest Elementary         3/16/21
Hidden Oak Elementary          3/2/21Meadowbrook Elementary         3/16/21
Parker Elementary (JJ Finley)          3/2/21Norton Elementary         3/16/21
Kanapaha Middle          3/2/21William S. Talbot Elementary         3/16/21
Lawton Chiles Elementary          3/2/21

Anyone with questions about this program can contact the Food and Nutrition Services office at: (352) 955-7539, ext. 1561 or visit yourchoicefresh.com.