PUSD Schools Will Offer Free Pick-Up Meals to Students Starting March 17

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Meal distribution (Photo – USDA)

The Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) Food & Nutrition Services (FNS) program will provide an opportunity for families to drive through and pick up meals for the children in their family at a number of school sites.

By News Desk

Starting Tuesday March 17, 2020, the following schools will provide a breakfast and lunch for the day. Meals will be served between 9 a.m. -11 a.m., Monday through Friday, in the parking lot or bus lane at each participating school. No meals will be provided during Spring Break (March 30 through April 3, 2020).

  1. Meals will be provided for all children present in the car 18 years old and younger.
  2. Stay in your car and meals will be passed through based on the number of children in the car.

Schools:

  • Eliot Middle School
  • Wilson Middle School
  • Norma Coombs Elementary
  • McKinley
  • Muir H.S.
  • Madison Elementary
  • Field Elementary

Pick-up, no consumption on site

This program will be solely for the pick-up of meals and meals will not be consumed on site. We encourage families to continue to be proactive in reducing the risk of COVID-19 by not congregating at the school site once meals have been distributed, continue to wash your hands often, sneeze or cough into a tissue and stay home if you are sick.

  • If you attend Altadena, Eliot, Franklin, or Focus Point, you should pick up your meals at Eliot.
  • If you attend Willard, Wilson, Hamilton, or PALS, you should pick up your meals at Wilson.
  • If you attend PHS, Marshall, Norma Coombs, Jefferson, or Webster, you should pick up your meals at Norma Coombs.
  • If you attend McKinley, Rose City, Blair, or San Rafael, you should pick up your meals at McKinley.
  • If you attend Roosevelt, Muir, Washington, Cleveland’s Children Center, or Jackson, you should pick up your meails at Muir.
  • If you attend Madison or Longfellow you should pick up your meals at Madison.
  • If you attend Sierra Madre (Elementary or Middle), Field, or Don Benito, you should pick up your meals at Field.

Note

Other sites can serve you, but meals will be prepared to match the free and reduced lunch population according to that distribution.

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6 comments to “PUSD Schools Will Offer Free Pick-Up Meals to Students Starting March 17”
  1. Good that PUSD is not displaying a view that these students are dispensible … If School needs to close because of CV- then the cafeteria needs to as well… The CV does not stop at the door just because children are eating…

    But the healthy meals are needed to maintain and build strong immune systems… I hope more School Districts will take this approach instead of making it look like a modern day Tuskegee experiment…

  2. There is an important typo in the very beginning of this article.

    You write “The Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) Food & Nutrition Services (FNS) program will provide an opportunity for families to drive through and pick up meals for the children and their family…”

    The original wording in the district announcement is that the food is “meals for the children in their family…”

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