FREE CHILDREN’S MEALS DURING  SCHOOL CLOSURE 3/19 – 4/17/2020
FREE CHILDREN’S MEALS DURING SCHOOL CLOSURE 3/19 – 4/17/2020
Mary Ellen Garrahy
Monday, March 23, 2020

***UPDATED MARCH 23, 2020***

PLEASE CHECK YOUR DISTRICT'S WEBSITE FOR UPDATED LOCATION INFORMATION!

(OROVILLE, CA) - In direct response to school closures as a result of the COVID-19, Butte County Office of Education is pleased to announce that during the 2-week closure, there will be an opportunity for families to pick up free “grab-and-go” meals at 26 locations throughout Butte County for children 18 and under beginning this Thursday, March 19 through Friday, April 17. Meal service dates and times will vary, please see District websites for exact information.   
These meals will be available for free for anyone 18 and under regardless of what school they attend. No paperwork is required. Meals will be provided based on the number of children present.   
We encourage families to continue to be proactive in reducing the risk of COVID-19 by not congregating at the meal sites and continuing to utilize social distancing. For this reason, all meals are designed to be “grab-and-go” and meals will not be consumed on-site. 


Locations include:

Oroville Area: 
Nelson Avenue Middle 

Poplar Avenue Elementary 

Sierra Avenue Elementary 

Plumas Avenue Elementary 

Spring Valley Elementary 

Concow Elementary  

Berry Creek Elementary 

Las Plumas High School

Bird Street Elementary 

Central Middle  

Helen Wilcox Elementary 

Palermo Middle

Bangor (Contact school)


Paradise/Magalia Area: 

Paradise Ridge Elementary 

Paradise Junior & Senior High 

Pine Ridge School 

Cedarwood Elementary 


Chico Area: FREE MEALS START MARCH 23, 2020 

Chapman Elementary 
Citrus Elementary 
Bidwell Junior High 
Chico Junior High 

Gridley Area: 
Gridley High 
Sycamore Elementary 
Housing Authority of Butte County 
FEMA Gridley Park 
Biggs Elementary 
Biggs High 

Durham Area: FREE MEALS START MARCH 23, 2020 

Durham High School 
Foothill Mobile Home Park – Butte Valley 

*For additional areas see
http://www.pusdk12.org/announc...

* If school closure dates are extended past April 17th, the school closure meal plan and service will continue until school resumes session.