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Posted at 11:23 AM, Mar 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-04 16:28:04-04

BALTIMORE — Several Public School systems announced that they will hand out free meals to students during closures.

Baltimore City will operate eight emergency food distribution sites across the city from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. this upcoming Monday through next Friday.

Three meals will be available for students 18 and under, and those 18 and older with disabilities who participate in school programs at the following schools:

  • Sandtown-Winchester Achievement Academy 701 Gold Street Baltimore, MD 21217 410-396-0800
  • Dorothy I. Height Elementary School 2011 Linden Avenue 21217 410-396-0837 Tamara Hanson 145
  • Alexander Hamilton Elementary School 800 Poplar Grove Street Baltimore, MD 21216 410-396-0520
  • The Historic Cherry Hill Elementary/Middle School 801 Bridgeview Road Baltimore, MD 21225 410-396-1392
  • Yorkwood Elementary School 5931 Yorkwood Road Baltimore, MD 21239 410-396-6364
  • John Ruhrah Elementary/Middle School 701 Rappolla Street Baltimore, MD 21224 410-396-9125
  • Arlington Elementary School 3705 W Rogers Ave Baltimore, MD 21215 410-396-0567
  • Beechfield Elementary/Middle School 301 S Beechfield Avenue Baltimore, MD 21229 410-396-0525
  • Sinclair Lane Elementary School 3880 Sinclair Lane Baltimore, MD 21213 410-396-9117
  • Paul Laurence Dunbar High School 1400 Orleans Street Baltimore, MD 21231 443-642-4478
  • City Neighbors Charter School 401 Raspe Ave. 21206
  • Maree G Farring Elementary/Middle School 300 Pontiac Ave. 21225
  • Holabird Elementary/Middle School 1500 Imla St. 21224
  • Lakeland Elementary School 2921 Stranden Road 21230
  • Pimlico Elementary School 4849 Pimlico Road 21215
  • Gwynns Falls Elementary School 2700 Gwynns Falls Parkway 21216
  • Franklin Square Elementary/Middle School 1400 W. Lexington St. 21223
  • Herring Run Recreation Center 5001 Sinclair Lane 21206
  • Joseph Lee Recreation Center 6200 E. Pratt Street 21224

The district will also be working closely with their partners and Baltimore City’s Emergency Food Working Group to identify additional options for meals the week of March 23.

Baltimore County:

Beginning Thursday, Mar. 19, BCPS students may pick up breakfast, lunch, and dinner at 69 locations, including three new sites: Carriage Hill Apartments, Saddle Brooke Apartments, and Woodmoor Shopping Center.

Students must be present to receive meals in the parking lots of the locations identified below on weekdays through Mar. 27, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • Arbutus Elementary School, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Baltimore Highlands Elementary School, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Battle Grove Elementary School, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Bear Creek Elementary School, from 11 – 11:50 a.m.
  • Berkshire Elementary School, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Carney Elementary School, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Carriage Hill Apartments, 3456 Carriage Hill Cr., 21133, from 11 – 11:50 a.m.
  • Chadwick Elementary School, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Chesapeake High School, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Church Lane Elementary School, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Cove Village Apartments, 2 Driftwood Ct., 21221, in front of rental office, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Deep Creek Middle School, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Deer Park Middle School, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Drumcastle Apartments, 6306 Holly Ln., 21212, in front of leasing office, from 11 – 11:50 a.m.
  • Dulaney High School, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Dumbarton Middle School, from 12:10 – 1 p.m.
  • Dundalk Elementary School, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Dundalk High School, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Dunfield Apartments, 55 Insley Way, 21236, in front of leasing office, from 11 – 11:50 a.m.
  • Elmwood Elementary School, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Featherbed Lane Elementary School, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • The Fleming Center, 641 Main St., 21222, from 12:10 – 1 p.m. (new location as of June 8)
  • Fontana Village Community Center, 20 Serpens Ct., 21237, from 12:10 – 1 p.m.
  • Garrison Forest Apartments, at the corner of Beaver Head and Tahoe Circle, 21117, from 12:10 – 1 p.m.
  • General John Stricker Middle School, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Glyndon Elementary School, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Grange Elementary School, from 12:10 – 1 p.m.
  • Halstead Academy, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Hawthorne Elementary School, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Hereford High School, from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • Holabird East Apartments, 1705 Holaview Rd., 21222, from 12:10 – 1 p.m.
  • Johnnycake Elementary School, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Kings Point Shopping Center, 9922 Liberty Rd., 21133, in front of Kiddie Koach, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Lansdowne High School, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Logan Elementary School, from 11 – 11:50 a.m.
  • Martin Boulevard Elementary School, from 11 – 11:50 a.m.
  • Melvin Park Apartments, 351 Suter Rd., 21228, from 11 – 11:50 a.m.
  • Middle River Middle School, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Milbrook Elementary School, from 11 – 11:50 a.m.
  • New Town High School, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Norwood Elementary School, from 11 – 11:50 a.m.
  • Oakleigh Elementary School, from 11 – 11:50 a.m.
  • Owings Mills Elementary School, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Padonia International Elementary School, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Parkville High School, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Patapsco High School, from 12:10 – 1 p.m.
  • Pine Grove Elementary School, from 12:10 – 1 p.m.
  • Pleasant Plains Elementary School, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Riverview Elementary School, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Rosedale Library, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Saddle Brooke Apartments, 307 Foxfire Pl., 21030, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Sandy Plains Elementary School, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Scotts Branch Elementary School, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Seneca Elementary School, from 11 – 11:50 a.m.
  • Sollers Point Multipurpose Center, 323 Sollers Point Rd., 21222, from 11 – 11:50 a.m. (time change as of June 8)
  • Sparrows Point High School, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church, 7834 Eastern Ave., 21224, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Stemmers Run Middle School, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Sussex Elementary School, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Wellwood International School, from 12:10 – 1 p.m.
  • Westchester Elementary School, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Westland Gardens Apartments, 4700 Gateway Terrace, 21227, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Westowne Elementary School, from 11 – 11:50 a.m.
  • Whispering Woods Complex, 37 Alberge Ln., 21220, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Winfield Elementary School, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Woodbridge Elementary, from 12:10 – 1 p.m.
  • Woodlawn Middle School, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Woodmoor Elementary School, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Woodmoor Shopping Center, 7003 Liberty Rd., 21207 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Howard County Public Schools will offer anyone age 18 and under free meals from 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m., from March 17 through March 27.

Participants can pick up lunches at the following sites:

  • Howard High School
  • Oakland Mills Middle School
  • Swansfield Elementary School
  • Crandlerock Elementary School/Lake Elkhorn Middle School

The following are mobile sites:

  • Laurel Woods Elementary School Parking Lot
  • Ducketts Lane Elementary School Parking Lot
  • Bushy Park Elementary School Parking Lot
  • Monarch Mills Apartments
  • Forest Ridge Apartments

Carroll County Public Schools will also be offering free meals Monday through Friday at the following locations.

Taneytown Area

· Taneytown Elementary School: Parking Lot Pick up 10 AM - NOON
100 Kings Drive, Taneytown, MD 21787

Westminster Area

· Robert Moton Elementary Parking Lot Pick up 10 AM - NOON
1413 Washington Road, Westminster, MD 21157
· Wm. Winchester Elementary Parking Lot Pick up 10 AM – NOON
70 Monroe Street, Westminster, MD 21157
· Bishop Garth Park, Noon- 12:30 and Food Van Stop Distribution
Corner of Center Street and Bishop Street, Westminster, MD 21157
Dutterer Park 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM Food Van Stop Distribution
Dutterer Way, Westminster, MD 21157

Manchester Area

· Immanuel Lutheran Church Parking Lot Pick up (immediately across from Manchester Elementary School) 10 AM – NOON
3184 Church St., Manchester, MD 21102

Eldersburg/South Area

· South Carroll HS Parking Lot Pick up 10 AM - NOON
1300 W. Old Liberty Road, Sykesville, MD 21784

Anne Arundel County Public Schools is offering curbside pickup of hot meals at 31 school sites or the 21 additional mobile meals sites and kids will receive a nutritious breakfast, lunch, and dinner in a single pickup from noon to 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Mobile meals vehicles will deliver meals to 21 additional sites in six communities on weekdays as well.

Meals are provided free of charge each day. Children must be between the ages of 2 and 18, but do not have to be eligible for free and reduced-price meals. Adults cannot accept meals on behalf of children.

“Long before the decision was made to close schools, our incredible Food and Nutrition Services team was busy putting this plan together,” Superintendent George Arlotto said. “This model will follow the very successful one we have done for the last several summers and will enable us to continue to provide nutritious and delicious meals to students who depend on us for that service.”

The following schools will serve as meal sites:

  • Annapolis High
  • Annapolis Middle
  • Bates Middle
  • Belle Grove Elementary
  • Brooklyn Park Elementary
  • Brooklyn Park Middle
  • Carrie Weedon Early Education Center
  • Eastport Elementary
  • Freetown Elementary
  • George Cromwell Elementary
  • Georgetown East Elementary
  • Germantown Elementary
  • Glen Burnie High
  • Glen Burnie Park Elementary
  • Glendale Elementary
  • Lothian Elementary
  • MacArthur Middle
  • Marley Elementary
  • Meade Heights Elementary
  • Meade Middle
  • Mills Parole Elementary
  • North County High
  • North Glen Elementary
  • Old Mill Middle North
  • Park Elementary
  • Point Pleasant Elementary
  • Rippling Woods Elementary
  • Southgate Elementary
  • Tyler Heights Elementary
  • Van Bokkelen Elementary
  • Woodside Elementary

Children can pick up meals at the following Mobile Meals sites and times:

Annapolis

  • Annapolis Gardens, 1845 Bowman Court, Annapolis, 10:45 to 11:00 a.m.
  • Bywater Community, 1901 Copeland Street, Annapolis, 11:15 to 11:30 a.m.
  • Woodside Gardens, 701 Newtown Drive, 11:45 a.m. to noon
  • Hilltop Village, 2 heritage Court, Annapolis, 12:15 to 12:30 p.m.
  • Congregation Kneseth Israel, 1125 Spa Road, Annapolis, 12:45 to 1:00 p.m.
  • Admiral Farragut, 205 Boxwood Road @ Boxwood Court, 1:15 to 1:30 p.m

Laurel

  • Maryland City @ Russett Community Library, 3501 Russett Common, Laurel, noon to 12:15 p.m.
  • Brock Bridge Elementary, 12:25 to 12:40 p.m.
  • Maryland City Elementary, 12:50 to 1:05 p.m.

Lothian

  • Maryland Manor, 1500 Berkley Court, Harwood, 10:50 to 11:05 a.m.
  • Rio Vista, 900 Margarita Street, Lothian, 11:20 to 11:35 a.m.
  • Patuxent Mobile, 121 Patuxent Mobile Estate, Lothian, 11:45 a.m. to noon
  • Wayson Woods, 125 Main Street, Lothian, 12:15 to 12:30 p.m.

North County

  • Cedar Morris, 351 Arundel Corporation Road, Glen Burnie, 11:00 to 11:15 a.m.
  • The Willows Apartments, 116 Warwickshire Lane @ Harris & Allen Road, Glen Burnie, 11:30 to 11:45 a.m.
  • Heritage Hill, 6399 Continental Drive & Heritage Hill Drive, Glen Burnie, noon to 12:15 p.m.
  • Pumphrey Center, 5757 Belle Grove Road, Baltimore, 12:35 to 12:50 p.m.

West County

  • Pioneer City, 8443 Pioneer Drive, Severn, 11:00 to 11:15 a.m.
  • Spring Meadows, 8311 Still Meadows Drive, Severn, 11:20 to 11:35 a.m.
  • Still Meadows, 8201 Averill Court, Severn, 11:40 to 11:55 a.m.
  • Meade Village, 1710 Meade Village Circle, Severn, noon to 12:15 p.m.

The food will be in grab-and-go packages to avoid group settings that would pose risk for the spread of coronavirus.

On Thursday, Governor Larry Hogan along with the State Department of Education announced all public schools would close from March 16 to March 27.

During that time, all school buildings, offices, and buses will be deep cleaned, and restocked with supplies.

Baltimore County Public Schools is now offering grab and go meals for students from the the BCPS Office of Food and Nutrition Services. BCPS will begin providing breakfast, lunch, and dinner at all sites, Wednesday, Mar. 18.

They will be available Monday-Friday from March 16-27 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at several locations:

  • SOUTHWEST AREA meal locations: Arbutus ES, Baltimore Highlands ES, Deer Park MS, Milbrook ES, Johnnycake ES, Lansdowne HS, New Town HS, Riverview ES, Westchester ES, Winfield ES
  • SOUTHEAST area meal locations: Battle Grove ES, Chesapeake HS, Deep Creek MS, Dundalk ES, Dundalk HS, Hawthorne ES, Logan ES, Sandy Plains ES Stemmers Run MS, Sussex ES, Cove Village Apartments, Essex, in front of rental office, Sollers Point Multi-Purpose Center, St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church, Eastern Ave.
  • NORTHWEST AREA meal locations: Featherbed Lane ES, Owings Mills ES, Scotts Branch ES, Woodlawn MS, Glyndon ES, Woodmoor ES
  • NORTHEAST/CENTRAL meal locations: Elmwood ES, Halstead Academy, Middle River MS, Oakleigh ES, Padonia ES, Parkville HS, Pleasant Plains ES, Carney ES, Dulaney HS, Rosedale Library

Harford County Public Schools will be having alternative meal sites beginning Tuesday, March 17.