Education, Health

BCPS serves more than 50,000 meals during first week of school closure, 2 new distribution sites added

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools served more than 50,000 meals during the first week of the state-mandated school closure.

Beginning Monday, March 23, two additional sites will be added as meal distribution locations bringing the total to 46.

The following numbers of meals were distributed by BCPS from March 16 -20:

Monday, March 16: 1,159
Tuesday, March 17: 1,911
Wednesday, March 18: 11,925
Thursday, March 19: 17,236
Friday, March 20: 17,930
TOTAL: 50,161 total meals served

“I have visited several sites while meals were being distributed,” said BCPS Superintendent Dr. Darryl L. Williams, “and I am so impressed with the efficiency and great caring of our Food and Nutrition Services staff members. This is a challenging time for all families, and I am so pleased that we are able to address this vital need for so many students and their families.”

Beginning Monday, Mar. 23, BCPS students may pick up breakfast, lunch, and dinner (three meals in one bag) at 46 locations, including two new sites: Sparrows Point High School and Westland Gardens Apartments.

Students must be present to receive meals in the parking lots of the locations identified below on weekdays through Mar. 27, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

BCPS Locations:

  • Arbutus Elementary School
  • Baltimore Highlands Elementary School
  • Battle Grove Elementary School
  • Carney Elementary School
  • Carriage Hill Apartments
  • Chadwick Elementary School
  • Chesapeake High School
  • Cove Village Apartments, Essex, in front of rental office
  • Deep Creek Middle School
  • Deer Park Middle School
  • Dulaney High School
  • Dundalk Elementary School
  • Dundalk High School
  • Elmwood Elementary School
  • Featherbed Elementary School
  • Glyndon Elementary School
  • Halstead Academy
  • Hawthorne Elementary School
  • Johnnycake Elementary School
  • Kings Point Shopping Center in front of Kiddie Koach
  • Lansdowne High School
  • Logan Elementary School
  • Middle River Middle School
  • Milbrook Elementary School
  • New Town High School
  • Oakleigh Elementary School
  • Owings Mills Elementary School
  • Padonia Elementary School
  • Parkville High School
  • Pleasant Plains Elementary School
  • Riverview Elementary School
  • Rosedale Library
  • Saddle Brooke Apartments
  • Sandy Plains Elementary School
  • Scotts Branch Elementary School
  • Sollers Point Multi-Purpose Center
  • Sparrows Point High School (as of Monday, Mar. 23)
  • Stemmers Run Middle School
  • St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church, Eastern Ave.
  • Sussex Elementary School
  • Westchester Elementary School
  • Westland Gardens Apartments (as of Monday, Mar. 23)
  • Winfield Elementary School
  • Woodlawn Middle School
  • Woodmoor Elementary School
  • Woodmoor Shopping Center

BCPS sites are also being added to the map feature at mdsummermeals.org, which includes all state summer meal sites.

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In addition, the Baltimore County Department of Recreation and Parks is offering limited meal distribution to children 18 and under, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on weekdays. Meal supplies are limited, and meals will be distributed on a first come first serve basis at the following locations:

  • Arbutus Community Center, 865 Sulphur Spring Rd., 21227
  • Cockeysville PAL Center, 9836 Greenside Dr., 21030
  • Dundalk PAL Center, 15 Commerce Pl., 21222
  • Hillendale PAL Center, 1111 Halstead Rd., 21234
  • Mars Estates PAL Center, 1498 East Homberg Ave., 21221
  • Scotts Branch PAL Center, 3651 Rolling Rd., 21244
  • Shady Spring PAL Center, 8876 Goldenwood Rd., 21237
  • Winfield PAL Center, 8304 Carlson Ln., 21244
  • Woodmoor PAL Center, 7111 Croydon Rd., 21207
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