Student Meal Opportunities Across PA-11

March 19, 2020
Blog Post

USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue offered a waiver to the Pennsylvania Department of Education, providing necessary regulatory relief to allow the distribution of meals to children while they are not in school. Each of our school districts across PA-11 have responded, , see below for information on efforts in your school district.    

School Lunches breakdown by county:

Lancaster: (For the most up to date information please check with your children’s school district at their websites provided below

Cocalico School District

What: Lunch

Hours: Weekdays beginning Wednesday, March 18th-Thursday, April 9th 11:00am-1:00pm.

Where: Adamstown Elementary (256 W. Main St), Denver Elementary (700 S. 4th St), and Reamstown Elementary (44 S. Reamstown Rd.)

For more information click here.

Columbia Borough School District:

What: Breakfast/Lunch

Hours: Monday- Friday 9:45am- 11:00am

Where: Park Elementary School (50 S. Sixth Street, Columbia, PA 17512) and Columbia Taylor Middle School (45 N. Ninth Street, Columbia, PA 17512)

For more information click here.

Conestoga Valley School District:

What: Grab and Go meals

Hours: Monday-Friday 11:30am-1:30pm

Where: Bridgeport Plaza (1643 Lincoln Highway East), Leola Elementary (11 School Drive) and CV High School (2110 Horseshoe Road)

For more information click here.  

Donegal School District:

What: Lunch

Hours: Monday and Wednesday only. 11:00am-1:00pm *students will receive 3 days’ worth of meals*

Where: The Janus School (205 Lefever Rd, Mount Joy PA) Donegal Intermediate School (177 River Rd. Marietta)

For more information, please visit Donegal’s website here. More information can be found on their Facebook page here.

Eastern Lancaster County School District:

What: Breakfast/Lunch

Days: Monday and Wednesday, contact Director of Food Services Jami Leisey for additional information.  

Where: New Holland Mennonite Church parking lot (18 Western Ave, New Holland) and Eastern Lancaster County Library Parking Lot (11 Chestnut Drive, New Holland)

For more information click here.

Elizabethtown School District:

Being coordinated with Elizabethtown Ministerium, Elizabethtown's Bear Bags program will continue each Friday, please visit their website for additional information click here.
What: Lunch

Hours 11:30 am –12:30pm
Where: Working cooperatively with the Elizabethtown Ministerium - Elizabethtown Church of God (144 S. Market Street, Elizbethtown), St. Pauls United Methodist Church (398 N. Locust Street, Elizabethtown), Hope Community Church (1806 Harrisburg Avenue #9573, Mt. Joy near Rheems), and Bainbridge Church of God (7 N. 2nd Street, Bainbridge)

Ephrata Area School District:

What: Free meal distribution

Hours: Friday, March 27th, Tuesday, March 31st, Thursday April 2nd, and Tuesday April 7th

 at 10:00am-1:00pm

Where: Ephrata High School (803 Oak Boulevard, Ephrata PA 17522)- enter in the auditorium parking lot from Old Mill Road, Fulton Elementary School (51 E Fulton Street, Ephrata, PA)- enter in the rear parking lot, and Clay Elementary School ( 250 Clay School Road, Ephrata, PA)- enter by the front entrance

For more information click here.

Hempfield School District:

What: Lunch
Hours: Weekly Thursdays
Where: Hempfield United Methodists Church (4pm-6pm), East Petersburg Area Civic Center( 5pm- 7pm), Arbor Park Community Center (3pm-5pm), Mountville Church of the Brethren (3pm-5pm)

For more information: click here.

Lampeter- Strasburg School District:

What: Students who normally receive free lunch or those parents in need of free lunch can contact the school directly.

For more information click here.

School District of Lancaster: ---

What: Bagged Meals

Hours: Monday, March 23rd and Thursday March 26th 9:00am-12:00pm

Where: McCaskey, Hand, Reynolds, Carter& MacRae and Hamilton.

Stay tuned to their website for more information about continued distribution click here.

Manheim Central School District:

What: Breakfast/Lunch

Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays 7:00am-1:00pm

Where: Manheim Central High School (400 Adele Avenue Manheim, PA)

For more information click here for Manheim Central website. Additional information can be found here on their Facebook page.

Manheim Township School District:

What: Breakfast and Lunch

Hours: 11:30am-12:30pm-

Where: Bucher Elementary School (450 Candlewyck Road, Lancaster, PA 17601)

Schaeffer Elementary School (875 Pleasure Road, Lancaster, Pa 17601)

For more information click here.

Penn Manor School District:

Please visit the following link for drop off schedules for meals for students.

For elementary students, meals will be delivered by buses at students’ regular bus stops at times that roughly correspond with their regular school pickup times. Meals for high school and Marticville and Manor middle school students will be delivered each morning to their regular bus stops, but the drop-off times are not the same as their morning school pickup times.

Please see the dropoff schedules for those schools here:

HS meal drop-off schedule
Manor MS meal drop-off schedule
Marticville MS meal drop-off schedule

Buses will stop if someone is visible at each stop. A volunteer onboard each bus will assist with meal bag distribution.

Pequea Valley School District:

What: Lunch

Hours: Wednesday 12pm-2pm or 5pm-7pm

Where: Factory Ministries

For more information click here.

Solanco School District:

What: Breakfast/Lunch

Hours: Starting Wednesday March 18th 9:00am-11:00am.  Ending March 27th. Solanco School District advises parents to adhere to specific timed pick up.

9:00am-9:40am- Kindergarten-3rd grade.

9:40am-10:20am- students in grade 4-8

10:20-11:00am students in grades 9-12.

Where: Solanco High School (585 Solanco Road

Quarryville, PA 17566)

For more information click here.

Warwick School District:

What: Lunch

Hours: families need to sign up by Sunday, March 29th by 12pm if they wish to receive meals

Where: Lititz Elementary (20 S. Cedar St. Lititz) and Warwick Middle School (401 Maple St. Lititz) 11am-1pm.

For more information click here.

Dallastown Area School District:

What: Lunch

Hours: 11:30am-1:00pm

Where: Dallastown Area High School (700 New School Lane, Dallastown, PA)

For more information click here.

Eastern York School District: -- Cant find updated info

What: Breakfast/Lunch

Hours: Tuesday, March 17th and Thursday March 19th 11:00am-1:00pm

Where: Closest elementary school

For more information click here.

Hanover Public School District:

What: Breakfast/Lunch

Hours: Mondays, Wednesday and Friday from 11:30am-1:00pm

Where: Hanover Street Elementary, Washington Elementary, and Clearview Elementary

For more information click here.

Red Lion Area School District:

What: Lunch

Hours: March 18th-March 27th 11:30am-1:00pm

Where: Mazie Gable Elementary School (100 E. Prospect St. Red Lion, PA)

For more information click Here.

South Eastern School District:
What: Breakfast and Lunch
Hours: 11am –1pm on 3/17, 3/20, 3/24, and 3/27
Where: at Delta Peach Bottom Elementary (side door adjacent to the cafeteria), Kennard Dale High School (door adjacent to the cafeteria), and Stewartstown Elementary (side door adjacent to the cafeteria).

For more information click here.

South Western School District:

What: Breakfast/Lunch

Hours: Starting March 30th Mondays: Lunch for Mondays and Tuesdays with breakfast for the following two days. Wednesday: lunches for Wednesday, Thursday and Friday with breakfast for Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

Where: South Western High School

For more information click Here.

Southern York County School District: 

What: Breakfast/Lunch

Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday. Ending March 27th 11:00am-12:00pm

Where: Southern Middle School (3280 Fissels Church Road, Glen Rock, PA 17327)

For more information click here

Spring Grove Area School District:

What: Lunch

Hours: Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays

Where: Spring Grove Area Middle School (244 Old Hanover Road

Spring Grove, PA 17362) 11:00pm-1:00pm. Paradise Elementary Area: at Chesapeake Estates at the old entrance located at the mailboxes from 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM. New Salem Elementary Area: at the Colonial Crossings (cross-section of Patriot, Cannon, and Eagleton) from 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

For more information click here

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