School districts offering free lunches

Children can continue to enjoy meals during the coronavirus emergency

Bensalem

Children can enjoy free breakfasts and lunches provided by the district’s Food Service Department. The district is utilizing its Summer Food Service Program eligibility through a waiver from the state to serve children 18 years and younger during this closure.

A bagged grab-and-go breakfast and lunch is available through Friday, March 27, Monday through Friday, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Locations are Belmont Hills Elementary (distributed in main entrance bus zone), Russell C. Struble Elementary (distributed in main entrance bus zone), Samuel K. Faust Elementary (distributed in main entrance bus zone), Bensalem High School (flag pole entrance), Benjamin Rush Elementary (distributed in main entrance bus zone), and Creekside Apartment Complex Community Center.

Children must be present to receive meals. No application is necessary. Meals are free, and must be picked up and taken home. No one is permitted to enter the buildings. Vegetarian options are available.

More information is available at bensalemsd.org.

Bristol Borough

Children can access breakfast and lunch, courtesy of the school district, at both the high school and elementary buildings, between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. No application is necessary. Meals are completely free. No one is permitted to enter the buildings. Meals must be picked up and taken home.

More information is available at bbsd.org/.

Centennial

The Food Service Department is serving breakfast and lunch at various locations, Monday through Friday. Locations are Maple Street Park, from 11:20 to 11:50 a.m.; Szymanek Park, from noon to 12:30 p.m.; and Crooked Billet, from 12:40 to 1:10 p.m.

The department will continue to serve breakfast, from 8 to 9 a.m., and lunch, from noon to 1 p.m., Monday through Friday, at McDonald Elementary School from a mobile truck located at the front of the building.

All meals are free to kids 18 and under. More information is available at centennialsd.org/.

Neshaminy

The Food Services Department is offering free meals to all students enrolled in the Free & Reduced Lunch Program meal plan. Two bagged grab-and-go meals (breakfast and lunch) will be provided to each student. An email was distributed with locations and other information about this program.

Parents or guardians do not need to be present for a student to receive their breakfast and lunch bags. Students just have to give their names to receive their meals. If your child is sick or is unable to accompany you for any reason, parents and guardians can pick up meals without their children being present. Just give the child’s name to receive the meals.

More information is available at neshaminy.org/.

Pennsbury

Pennsbury students can enjoy free, nutritious brunch meals provided by The Nutrition Group, the district’s food service provider. The district is able to distribute this food to serve children 18 years and younger during the time period that schools remain closed.

Pre-bagged, grab-and-go brunch meals are available at the Pennsbury High School East bus dock, located at 705 Hood Blvd., Fairless Hills, each weekday, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. No application is required, but children must be present to receive meals. A student name and current school must be provided.

Meals are completely free and are distributed in a drive-thru fashion. No one is permitted to enter the building. Cars will be directed to form a line, and the district asks for patience with this process as it works to serve the needs of children. Meals must be picked up and taken home.

More information is available at pennsburysd.org/