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MCCSC will continue to provide meals to students in need despite being closed due to COVID-19

By Marci Creps

Starting March 23, MCCSC Food Service Department will provide pick-up service at all schools as well as a list of alternate locations. Pick-up times are 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday. At the schools, meals can be picked up at the main entrance of the school. Each food package will include two breakfast meals and two lunch meals per student in each family on Monday and Wednesday. On Friday, the package will include one breakfast and one lunch. All food items will be labeled with product name and allergens.

Meals will be provided while the schools are closed and will be available to all students in MCCSC. Parents will be asked for the student’s name and school with no other identification necessary. Menus can be found online at www.schoolnutritionandfitness.com/index.php?sid=2907112255426099&page=menus.

At the alternate locations, meal pick-up will be provided from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Locations are:

8th and Fountain

13th Street Park

Arlington Valley Mobile Home Park at Classic Lanes

Basswood and Canterbury

Bread store on Burks Drive

Brown School

Bryan & Kendall

Cedar Chase

Countryview Apartments

Danny Smith Park

Dolan Church

The Fishin Shedd

Harrodsburg Community Center

Heatherwood

Kingston Apartments

Knightridge Apartments

Lamplighter

Marquise & Lismore

Musgrave Orchard

Oakdale Square

Old Smithville School

Olive & Miller

Patterson Drive and Fairview Street

Redeemer Bloomington Church on Kimble

Recycling Depot on Anderson Road

Shady Acres or Cory Lane

Southcrest Mobile Home Park

Southside Christian Church

Stanford Baptist Church

Winslow Plaza

Woodhill & Larkspur

Woodland Spring

BACKPACK BUDDIES

Students who participate in the Backpack Buddies program will still be able to pick up items at their participating schools from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Fridays. For more information, parents should contact their school’s social worker.

HOW TO HELP

MCCSC must handle food following state and federal guidelines. Anyone wishing to help is asked to donate grocery gift cards through the following agencies:

Banneker Center (812-349-3735)

City Church (812-272-2515)

Community Kitchen (812-332-0999)

Girls Inc. (812-336-7313)

Middle Way House (812-333-7404)

Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard (812-339-5887)

New Hope (812-334-9840)

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