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Coronavirus: Food Resources for Students and Families

Free Meals for Children and Youth

Free grab-and-go meals are available for all 4J students and youth 18 years old and younger at least until December 2020.

The district has expanded serving hours and locations to increase access for families. Families can choose the location that is most convenient for them, regardless of where they live or attend school. The district also is preparing to add some limited delivery routes soon for families who do not have a way to get to pickup sites.

Frequently asked questions: 

  • Meals are for ANY child age 18 and under
  • Meals are provided at no charge
  • No income requirements apply, and students do not have to qualify for free or reduced-price school meals
  • Children do not need to be present to receive a meal
  • Children do not need to be students in 4J
  • Children do not need to attend school at the site where picking up meals
  • Meals are a grab-n-go style, with both breakfast and lunch available at the same time
  • Food supplies are sufficient to provide meals based on typical participation
  • Physical distancing rules must be observed at all times—staff, students and families picking up meals must maintain at least 6 feet of distance from any person who is not a member of their immediate household

When:

Beginning Sept. 21, Monday–Friday, 10:45 a.m.–2:00 p.m. (subject to change based on participation)

What:

Meal bags include breakfast and lunch, including hot options most days. On Fridays, meals bags also will include food for the weekend days.

To see daily menu, go to the Titan Online Menu, which also provides allergens and nutrition information.

Where:

Churchill Region

  • Arts & Technology Academy, 1650 W. 22nd Ave.
  • McCornack Elementary, 1968 Brittany St.

North Eugene Region

  • Howard Elementary School, 700 Howard Ave.
  • River Road/El Camino del Río Elementary School, 120 W. Hilliard Lane
  • Madison Middle School, 875 Wilkes Drive

Sheldon Region

  • Cal Young Middle School, 2555 Gilham Rd.
  • Holt Elementary School, 770 Calvin St.

South Eugene Region

  • Roosevelt Middle School, 500 E. 24th Ave.
  • Spencer Butte Middle School, 500 E. 43rd Ave.

Downtown

  • ECCO, 200 N. Monroe St. (behind the district office)

Menus & allergen/nutrition information

 

Community Food Resources

FOOD For Lane County (FFLC), the area’s nonprofit food bank, continues to distribute food to its network of more than 150 churches and social service agencies during the coronavirus outbreak. The agency is providing an up-to-date list of closures and schedule changes for local food pantries.

Community food resources for families in need include:
Food pantries (Find the food pantry nearest you: tiny.cc/FFLCpantrymap)
Meal sites
The Dining Room
Programs for children
Programs for seniors
Trillium Produce Plus

FFLC strongly recommends contacting an agency in advance to confirm their hours of operation.