Countless students rely on free or reduced-price lunches during the school year; but with the current pandemic, those options are now heavily restricted. Fortunately, several school districts and franchises are helping feed those children in different ways. Here are several resources that may help you.
Schools Serving Food:
Served from Mar. 17-27, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., Monday-Friday. Must be under 18, no ID required.
|Cherryland Elementary||456 Laurel Ave.|
|Fairview Elementary||23515 Maud Ave.|
|Longwood Elementary||850 Longwood Ave.|
|Park Elementary||411 Larchmont St.|
|Schafer Park Elementary||26268 Flamingo Ave|
|Treeview Elementary||30565 Treeview St.|
|Tyrrell Elementary||27000 Tyrrell Ave.|
|Hayward High School||1633 East Ave.|
|Tennyson High School||27035 Whitman St.|
|Mt. Eden High School||2300 Panama St.|
Served from 8 a.m.-12 p.m., Monday and Thursday. Must be under 18. Please bring a bag to take home food.
|Sanfoka Academy||581 61st St.|
|West Oakland Middle School||991 14th St.|
|Hoover Elementary||890 Brockhurst St.|
|Oakland High School||1023 MacArthur Blvd.|
|Garfield Elementary||1640 22nd Ave.|
|Bret Harte Middle School||3700 Coolidge Ave.|
|Life Academy/United for Success Academy||2101 35th Ave.|
|Coliseum College Prep Academy||1390 66th Ave.|
|Madison Park Academy, Upper||400 Capistrano Dr.|
|Fremont High School||4610 Foothill Blvd.|
|Elmhurst United Middle School||1800 98th Ave.|
|Castlemont High School||8601 MacArthur Blvd.|
Served Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 11 a.m. -12:30 p.m. depending on location. Must be under 18.
|Creekside Middle School (11-12:30)||19722 Center St|
|Castro Valley Elementary (11:30-12:30)||20185 San Miguel Ave|
|Stanton Elementary (11:30-12:30)||2644 Somerset Ave|
Nothing near you? This map was developed by Stanford students to help Bay Area families find lunch nearby.
Burger King is also offering 2 free kid’s meals with every adult meal purchased. (Mar. 23-Apr. 6, or as long as supplies last). The coupon is only available online or in the Burger King app, and cannot be used for delivery, only pickup.
In addition to this, several chains have offered free delivery (such as Chipotle and Popeye’s), and food delivery services like GrubHub and UberEats are waiving select delivery fees as well.