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Free Meals Extended through June 2021

Free grab-and-go meals (breakfast and lunch served together) will be available for all 4J students and youth 18 years old and younger through June 2021. A dinner meal is provided when available Monday-Friday; this is provided at no cost to families through the Federal Child Nutrition Programs funding. There are no income requirements and no application necessary. Children do not need to be present when picking up meals. Families can choose the location that is most convenient for them, regardless of where they live or attend school.

Please follow the directions posted at each site. Families are required to use social distancing strategies (6 feet distance from anyone not in your household) when accessing meal sites. All meals are intended to be picked up and not consumed onsite.


Serving Times: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 10:45 a.m.–2:00 p.m.


(subject to change based on participation)

Site Closure Dates:

  • Wednesdays, beginning 2/24 (Tuesday will be a two-day meal bag, including supper meals)
  • March 22–26 is closed for Spring Break; a seven-day food box will be distributed on Friday, March 19th from all meal sites

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 Dr.

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.


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

More Information

Make a Payment Online

Make student meal account deposits and payments online at www.mymealtime.com, in person at your school, or in-person or by mail to the 4J Nutrition Service Office: 200 North Monroe Street, Eugene, Oregon 97402.

Apply for Free and Reduced Meals

We start processing applications for the next school year beginning July 1 each year. Please make sure you submit the application for the school year for which you are applying as we cannot process an application for a prior year.

  • Apply online (English and Spanish): https://www.ode.state.or.us/apps/frlapp
  • Print the application and submit:  English / Spanish (coming soon!)
  • Pick up and submit a paper application from an school site or the District office

The school meal program is confidential, easy, and can help both your budget and your child’s school. A new application must be completed every year (one per household).

If your student attends a “Community Eligibility Provision (CEP)” school (Chavez, Holt, Howard, River Road, or McCornack elementary schools; or ATA or Kelly middle school; or Fox Hollow, ECCO, or Eugene Online Academy campuses), breakfast and lunch are provided for no charge & no application is required.

On the menu: Fresh, healthy school food

This program is open to all—discrimination is prohibited

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or

(3) email: program.intake@usda.gov

The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) is a federally assisted meal program operating in public and nonprofit private schools and residential child care institutions. It provides nutritionally balanced, low-cost or free lunches to children each school day. The program was established under the National School Lunch Act, signed by President Harry Truman in 1946.