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Spring Break Meal Boxes Available Monday

Youth picking up school meal boxes

More youth meal boxes are available for pickup at district office while supplies last UPDATE: All of the meal boxes have been distributed.  Families who didn’t get a food box before spring break started have another chance. More free meal … Continue reading

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Free Meals Shift to Weekly Delivery After Spring Break

Daily meal pickup ends March 19 • Families can sign up for free weekly meal boxes to be delivered each Wednesday after spring break  Meal Box Delivery Request Form For more than a year, since school buildings closed in spring … Continue reading

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Meal Boxes for Spring Break Available Friday

Youth picking up school meal boxes

Free youth meal boxes available for pickup at 10 school sites on Friday, March 19 Free meal boxes for spring break will be available for 4J students and all youth age 18 and under. Boxes will be available for pickup … Continue reading

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4J Nutrition Services Receives Public Service Award

4J employees recognized for commitment to feeding children during pandemic Eugene School District 4J’s Nutrition Services staff have been awarded the 2020 Special Public Service Award from Lane Council of Governments (LCOG). LCOG recognized 4J’s school meal team for their … Continue reading

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School Meal Schedule Changes

Meal service shifts to 4 days a week as schools prepare for hybrid learning Eugene School District 4J has been providing youth with free to-go meals since school buildings closed due to the pandemic nearly a year ago. Now, the … Continue reading

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Free Meals For All Until December

Grab-and-go meals available free for all youth at more sites, more hours this fall Free grab-and-go meal distribution is back, with more locations and longer hours to ensure all 4J students and youth 18 and younger have convenient access to … Continue reading

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4J’s Food Service Team Surpasses 150,000 Free Meals Served

Free grab-and-go meals are available 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. on weekdays

4J’s school lunch heroes feed thousands of children, provide critical community service School Lunch Heroes Video Friday, May 1 is national School Lunch Hero Day. Thanks to our school lunch heroes, the food service staff who are serving up free … Continue reading

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Free Meals for Kids—Now at More Sites

4J has added more locations for free student meals, to offer greater access and convenience Eugene School District 4J has more than doubled the locations where families can pick up free breakfast and lunch during the extended school closure. Families … Continue reading

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Kids Eat Free Breakfast at All Elementary Schools

4J elementary school student eating breakfast in 2019. (Photo by Chris Pietsch)

Elementary students enjoy a nutritious start to the day at no cost Eating a healthy meal before school helps kids start their day ready to learn and engage with other students. Recognizing the importance of starting the school day with … Continue reading

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Kids Eat for Free! All Elementary Students Get Free Breakfast

New: Free breakfast at every 4J elementary school! We know how important a nutritious breakfast is to help students get the most out of school. Studies consistently show that children who eat a healthy meal before school have longer attention spans … Continue reading

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