Education, Family, Health

BCPS adjusts meal distribution schedule for Thanksgiving week

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Public Schools Office of Food and Nutrition Services will alter its meal distribution schedule for the week of Nov. 23 – 27 due to the Thanksgiving holiday.

On Monday, Nov. 23, three days’ worth of free meals will be distributed to students at more than 300 locations around the county. Meals will not be distributed on Wednesday, Nov. 25. Regular meal service will resume Monday, Nov. 30.

Through its fall meal distribution program, BCPS is providing school meals, at no cost to students, to all children ages 2-18, through Wednesday, Dec. 23. Students with disabilities can receive no-cost meals regardless of age. During the first marking period, Food and Nutrition Services served more than 1.2 million meals to BCPS students.

No sign-up or registration is required, and students or their parents or caregivers can pick up the meals. During most weeks, though not during the week of Nov. 23 – 27, the meals are distributed on Monday and Wednesday. On Monday, BCPS distributes two breakfast and two lunch meals. On Wednesday, BCPS distributes meals (breakfast and lunch) for three days. The nutritious meals include cold food items, fruit, vegetables, milk, and breakfast items.

The distribution schedule is adjusted as needed to align with the school system’s schedule, as it is during the week of Nov. 23 – 27.

The full list of meal distribution locations can be found below.

Click to access Meal_Sites.pdf

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