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March 18, 2020

Grab and Go Meals for Families


March 18, 2020

The health, safety and well-being of the Clarke community is our top priority. Though schools are closed, grab and go meals are available for Clarke families thanks to our neighboring cities and school districts.


New York City: New York City is committed to providing meals to every student, every day — no matter if they attend public, private or charter school. The meals will be provided at every school for the remainder of this week from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.


Philadelphia: The School District and City of Philadelphia will provide meal service and drop-in activity space for students at over 80 locations. View this map to find meal and activity sites near you:


Boston: Families can pick up packaged meal options at several different locations throughout Boston. View this map to find a meal site near you.


Jacksonville: The Duval County school district will be handing out free curbside lunches and snacks. The lunches may be picked up curbside at all district-managed schools between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. For additional details visit here.


Northampton: Beginning, Thursday, March 19, Northampton Public Schools will be providing meals to school-aged children 18 or younger. They will provide a bagged lunch as well as a bagged breakfast. You do not need to be a student from the Northampton public school district to participate.

Meals will be available at the following sites, Monday through Friday from 11-12pm and distributed from yellow school buses:

  • Hampshire Heights
  • Florence Heights
  • Meadowbrook Apartments
  • 236 Pleasant Street