Kennewick School District offering free meals to kids while schools are closed

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KENNEWICK, Wash. — The Kennewick School District plans to provide free drive-up or walk-up “grab-and-go” meals to children on weekdays from March 17 through at least April 24.

That includes April 6-10, the week of spring break.  The meals will be distributed from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at each site.

Two meals will be served at once – breakfast and lunch – to each child 18 or younger who’s in the car or walks up to the site, regardless of which school they attend.

Cars should approach using the student drop-off lane. Students may also receive meals by walking up to the drop-off lane.

Children must be present to receive a grab-and-go bag. Meals will not be distributed to children who are not present.

Meals will be served at the following school sites:

-Amistad Elementary School, 123 S. Kent St.
Time: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

-Amon Creek Elementary School, 18 Center Parkway.
Time: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

-Canyon View Elementary School, 1229 W. 22nd Place.
Time: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

-Eastgate Elementary School, 910 E. 10th Ave.
Time: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

-Lincoln Elementary School, 4901 W. 20th Ave.
Time: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

-Park Middle School, 1011 W. 10th Ave.
Time: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

-Ridge View Elementary School, 7001 W. 13th Ave.
Time: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

-Southgate Elementary School, 3121 W. 19th Ave.
Time: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

-Vista Elementary School, 1701 N. Young St.
Time: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Additional locations may be added at a later date depending on available resources and need.

If you have questions regarding free meals, please contact the Nutrition Services Department at (509) 222-5073.

The school district posting school closure resources and information at www.ksd.org.

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