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News and updates about 4J Nutrition Services.

  • Spring Break Meal Boxes Available MondaySpring Break Meal Boxes Available Monday
    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 boxes for youth are available Monday, March 22, 11 a.m.–5 p.m., while supplies last. Meal boxes can be picked ...
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  • Free Meals Shift to Weekly Delivery After Spring BreakFree 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 2020, Eugene School District 4J has been providing free meals to children and youth—more than 1,600,000 free ...
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  • Meal Boxes for Spring Break Available FridayMeal Boxes for Spring Break Available Friday
    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 at 10 schools on Friday, March 19, from 10:45 a.m.–2 p.m., while supplies last. The meal ...
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  • 4J Nutrition Services Receives Public Service Award4J 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 dedication, leadership and commitment to providing more than 1.2 million nutritious meals to thousands of youth since ...
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  • School Meal Schedule ChangesSchool 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 district is preparing to return students to school buildings in a hybrid model and is adjusting ...
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  • Free Youth Meal Boxes Offered for Winter BreakFree Youth Meal Boxes Offered for Winter Break
    Food boxes with seven days of meals will be available on Dec. 18 and 28 • Daily meal service will resume after winter break School will be out, but 4J students and other youth 18 years old and younger will continue to have access to nutritious food at no cost during winter break. On Friday, Dec. 18, ...
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  • 1,000,000 Free Meals Served1,000,000 Free Meals Served
    More than a million free meals for children served since schools closed • Meal program expanding and offering winter break meals Eugene School District 4J has served its millionth free youth meal since school buildings closed in March due to the coronavirus pandemic. 4J’s hard-working nutrition staff team hit the latest milestone, serving the 1,000,000th free ...
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  • 4J Delivers: 750,000 Free Meals Served4J Delivers: 750,000 Free Meals Served
    More than three-quarters of a million free meals served since schools closed • Bus drivers now providing home delivery to families in need 4J families have a new way to get healthy and balanced school meals: Home delivery. Eugene School District 4J’s new meal delivery service has hit the road, increasing access to nutritious food for hundreds ...
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  • School Meal Delivery Available
    Need help accessing school meals? Home delivery for families in need will begin in October Eugene School District 4J is offering free meals 7 days a week for all 4J students and youth 18 years old and younger. Meals are available to grab-and-go from 10 sites across the district (see locations), from 10:45 a.m.–2 p.m. each ...
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  • Free Meals For All Until DecemberFree 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 nutritious food. Starting Monday, September 21, meals will be available for pickup at 10 school locations with ...
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