Schools prepare to distribute sack meals to students in need

PHOENIX, Ore. — With schools closed the next two weeks, some are wondering how their children will get meals. Some districts are helping during spring break, others are not.

The Phoenix-Talent School District says they have a plan ready. It’s providing both breakfast and lunch from Monday the 16th to
Tuesday the 31st. They’ll run Monday through Friday with meals free for community children under 18.

Pickup locations will be at Phoenix Elementary, Talent Elementary and Orchard Hill Elementary.

Grants Pass says schools will let you pick up breakfast and lunch outside each school’s front office. The food there will be provided from 11 to 12:30 through March 31st excluding spring break. Friday, Medford announced six locations that will be open until March 31st, including the week of spring break.

The Medford School District will serve “grab and go” meals for kids 18 and under on weekdays at six locations throughout the district from Monday, March 16 through Tuesday, March 31. That includes the week of spring break.

Breakfast will be served from 9 – 10 a.m. and lunch will be served from 11:30 to 12:30 a.m.

Pickup location will be North Medford High School, Howard Elementary School, Jefferson Elementary School, Roosevelt Elementary School, Jackson Elementary School and Oak Grove Elementary School.

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