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Coronavirus: Food Resources for Students and Families

Free Food Box Delivery for Children and Youth

Starting the week of March 29, the district will offer free delivery of a youth food box with breakfast and lunch for a week to families who live within the 4J boundary. Delivery is on Wednesdays and may also include dinner meals when available.

The weekly meal box delivery replaces the grab-and-go meals and the daily delivery meal services. Now that school buildings are reopening for on-site teaching and learning, grab-and-go meals will no longer be offered at school sites to enable daily meal service for on-site students and comply with COVID-19 health and safety protocols at school buildings. School buses will be transporting students for hybrid learning at schools, except on Wednesdays, thus daily meal delivery is no longer a possibility. Instead, the district is offering a free weekly meal box delivery on Wednesdays.

School Meal Box Delivery Request Form

  • Begins Wednesday, March 31
  • Youth meal boxes will be delivered on Wednesdays
  • Includes breakfast and lunch for up to 7 days (and dinners, when available)
  • May select vegetarian, no gluten, or other dietary restrictions or allergen options
  • May select reduced-fat milk and/or soy milk options

Eligibility Information

  • Must sign up for delivery, even if previously receiving daily meal delivery
  • Meals are for ANY child age 18 and under
  • No income requirements apply, and students do not have to qualify for free or reduced-price school meals
  • Children do not need to be students in 4J
  • Delivery address must be within the Eugene School District boundary, per USDA rules

Menus & allergen/nutrition information

Eugene School District 4J is an equal opportunity provider

Community Food Resources

4J Wraparound Services: Food boxes and pantry/personal care items are available every Wednesday for 4J families in need. To request a box, please contact your school, or leave a message with your name and phone number for the 4J wraparound team at 541-790-5718 or 4jwraparound@4j.lane.edu.

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.