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Community Partners Providing Meals to Students

Meals for Students Update

Great News!! The YMCA will take over distribution of the students' free meals program. With the help of community Partners, the YMCA and the Memphis Food Bank, students will once again be able to receive free meals every day that schools are closed.

 Beginning Monday, March 23, the YMCA will be taking over meal distribution at all sites previously designated for SCS meals. The YMCA is providing all of the food and coordinating distribution with its own staff members. The YMCA is a valued partner, and the District is extremely appreciative for this support in such a time of urgent need. As originally planned, meals will be available M-F while schools are closed (through April 3), 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., for all children under the age of 18. The child must be present to receive a meal.

Additionally, the Mid-South Food Bank is making meals available for students at all of its mobile food pantries in the Memphis area, and several businesses are providing FREE or discounted student meals. View all meal pickup sites and details here.