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Bay Area School Districts Distributing Food to Students

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March 26 update: Starting at 2 p.m. March 26, kids can pick up breakfast and lunch bags for weekend meals at the following Santa Clara Unified School District locations:

  • Don Callejon School, 4176 Lick Mill Blvd.
  • Cabrillo Middle school, 2550 Cabrillo Ave.
  • Santa Clara Senior Center, 1303 Fremont St.
  • Wilcox High School, 3250 Monroe St.

School districts in the Bay Area will be distributing food to students while schools close due to the novel coronavirus starting March 16.

The City of Santa Clara will be providing breakfast and/or lunch to children younger than 18 starting Tuesday until school is back in session, the district said.

In the East Bay, the West Contra Costa Unified School District and the Oakland Unified School District will make food available to any student less than 18 years of age Monday morning.

The Novato Unified School District in the North Bay will be distributing free meals to all children under 18 years of age at the Hill Education Center.

Below, you can find a list of locations per region.

South Bay

March 26 update: Starting at 2 p.m. March 26, kids can pick up breakfast and lunch bags for weekend meals at the following Santa Clara Unified School District locations:

  • Don Callejon School, 4176 Lick Mill Blvd.
  • Cabrillo Middle school, 2550 Cabrillo Ave.
  • Santa Clara Senior Center, 1303 Fremont St.
  • Wilcox High School, 3250 Monroe St.

For the SJUSD, the meals will be provided starting Tuesday, from 9 to 11 a.m. weekdays at the following locations:

  • San José High, 275 North 24th Street
  • Grant Elementary, 470 East Jackson Street
  • Ohlone Middle, 850 North 2nd Street
  • Hoover Middle, 1635 Park Avenue
  • Washington Elementary, 100 Oak Street
  • Galarza Elementary, 1610 Bird Avenue
  • Canoas Elementary, 880 Wren Drive
  • Almaden Elementary, 1295 Dentwood Drive
  • Learning Options, 4849 Pearl Avenue
  • Allen Elementary, 820 Steinbeck Drive

East Bay

For the WCCUSD, superintendent Matthew Duffy will help distribute food at Richmond High School starting at 11 a.m. Students can pick-up food to go at the following locations from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.:

  • De Anza High School, 5000 Valley View Rd., Richmond
  • DeJean Middle School, 3400 Macdonald Ave., Richmond
  • Helms Middle School, 2500 Road 20, San Pablo
  • Kennedy High School, 4300 Cutting Blvd., Richmond
  • Montalvin Elementary School, 300 Christine Dr., San Pablo
  • Nystrom Elementary School, 230 Harbour Way S., Richmond
  • Pinole Valley High School, 2900 Pinole Valley Rd., Pinole
  • Richmond High School, 1250 - 23rd St., Richmond
  • Riverside Elementary School, 1300 Amador St., San Pablo

In Oakland, Superintendent Kyla Johnson-Trammell will visit West Oakland Middle School at 10:45 a.m. to watch the distribution and greet students and families. Students can get food at the following locations from 8 a.m. to noon:

  • Bret Harte Middle School, 3700 Coolidge Ave.
  • Castlemont High School, 8601 MacArthur Blvd.
  • Coliseum College Preparatory Academy, 1390 66th Ave.
  • Elmhurst United Middle School, 1800 98th Ave.
  • Fremont High School, 4610 Foothill Blvd.
  • Garfield Elementary School, 1640 22nd Ave.
  • Hoover Elementary School, 890 Brockhurst St.
  • Life Academy/United for Success, 2101 35th Ave.
  • Madison Park Academy, 400 Capistrano Dr.
  • Oakland High School, 1023 MacArthur Blvd.
  • Sankofa Elementary School, 581 61st St.
  • West Oakland Middle School, 991 14th St.

North Bay

In Novato, the Novato Unified School District will be distributing free meals to children under the age of 18 at the Hill Education Center and Hamilton K-8 School from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday. Here are the addresses for each school:

  • Hill Education Center, 720 Diablo Avenue, Novato
  • Hamilton K-8 School, 5530 Nave Drive, Novato

San Francisco

The San Francisco Unified School District will provide free meals starting Tuesday, March 17 at different locations throughout the city from 9 a.m. o 10 a.m.

  • Washington High School, 600 32nd Ave, San Francisco
  • Brown Middle School, 2055 Silver Ave, San Francisco
  • Jordan High School, 325 La Grande Ave, San Francisco
  • Denman Middle School, 241 Oneida Ave, San Francisco
  • Lincoln High School, 2162 24th Ave, San Francisco
  • Wallenberg High School, 40 Vega St, San Francisco
  • SF International High School, 655 De Haro St, San Francisco
  • Mission High School, 3750 18th St, San Francisco
  • A.P. Giannini Middle School, 3151 Ortega St, San Francisco
  • Galileo High School, 1150 Francisco St, San Francisco
  • Francisco Middle School, 2190 Powell St, San Francisco
  • Roosevelt Middle School, 460 Arguello Blvd, San Francisco
  • Lick Middle School, 1220 Noe St, San Francisco
  • Bret Harte Elementary School, 1035 Gilman Ave, San Francisco
  • Carver Elementary School, 1360 Oakdale Ave, San Francisco
  • Carmichael K-8, 375 7th St, San Francisco
  • Lau Elementary School, 950 Clay St, San Francisco
  • Chavez Elementary School, 825 Shotwell St, San Francisco

In addition, Uber is supporting the city of San Francisco by offering a 25% for trips to and from the pick-up lunch locations. More information here.

Peninsula

The South San Francisco Unified School District is offering drive thru and pick up meals for children under 18 years of age Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. through April 3rd. The SSFUSD will provide lunch for the day and breakfast for the following morning on a first come, first served basis. Here are the locations:

  • El Camino High School, 1320 Mission Rd, South San Francisco
  • South San Francisco High School, 400 B St, South San Francisco
  • Parkway Middle School, 650 Sunset Ave, South San Francisco
  • Westborough Middle School, 2570 Westborough Blvd, South San Francisco

The San Mateo-Foster City School District will offer free meals to children under 18 years old from through April 3rd from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the following locations:

  • College Park Elementary School, 715 Indian Ave, San Mateo
  • Foster City Elementary School, 461 Beach Park Blvd, Foster City
  • Laurel Elementary School, 316 36th Ave, San Mateo
  • LEAD Elementary School, 949 Ocean View Ave, San Mateo
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