HCS to Begin Meal Delivery Service
Huntsville City Schools (HCS) will deliver meals to students in select neighborhoods and community centers beginning Monday, Aug. 31, 2020.
The HCS Child Nutrition Department (CNP) will deploy school buses and the district’s Summer Food Service van weekdays from 11 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. at the following locations:
- Boys and Girls Club
- Cherokee Bend Apartments
- Garden Cove
- Meadow Hills
- Merrimac Manor
- Northwoods area
- Olympia Gardens Apartments
- Parks and Recreation (Apollo)
- Rain Tree Apartments
- Shady Grove Mobile Homes
Employees will wear masks and gloves to promote health and safety. Meals will include breakfast and lunch served together in a grab-and-go container. Students must be registered in HCS and qualify for free and reduced lunches or have a positive lunch balance in order to receive meals according to guidelines from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Additionally, the CNP Department is providing curbside meal service at all schools. All children who attend schools under the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) receive free meals. Students who do not attend a CEP school who quality may receive free and reduced meals. All other students need a positive lunch account balance to receive meals. Parents or guardians may pick up meals without students present. Meals may be picked up at any Huntsville City School.