With school out of session for the foreseeable future across the Capital Region, many families may be concerned about food insecurity. Fortunately, there are sites across the region providing meals to anyone who needs them while schools are closed to ensure everyone stays safe and healthy. We will continue to update this list as changes are made, or additional sites become available.
Did we miss a spot? Send reporter Erika Leigh a note at Erika.Leigh@charter.com so we can include your business or school district.
Albany City Schools
The City School District of Albany is providing grab and go meals to all students in need starting Monday, March 16 at these sites from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. each day during the closure:
Albany High School (Washington Avenue entrance), 700 Washington Ave.
Albany School of Humanities (ASH), 108 Whitehall Road
Arbor Hill Elementary School, 1 Arbor Drive
Giffen Memorial Elementary School, 274 South Pearl St.
Tony Clement Center for Education, 395 Elk St.
William S. Hackett Middle School, 45 Delaware Ave.
Argyle Central School District
- Meals: A staff member will contact all families that receive free or reduced-price breakfast and lunch. We will be distributing food throughout the closure and specific details will be given to each family.
- Backpack Program: District working to facilitate deliveries to student’s homes.
Averill Park Central School District
Averill Park Central School District will offer cold grab-and-go meals to all students in need, free of charge, beginning on Wednesday, March 18 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays in a drive-thru format. You are asked to stay in your car, meals will be brought to the window
Pickup sites are at Algonquin Middle School, 333 NY-351 and Miller Hill-Sand Lake Elementary School 8439 Miller Hill Rd.
- Mondays: Lunch for Monday, Breakfast and Lunch for Tuesday, Breakfast for Wednesday
- Wednesdays: Lunch for Wednesday, Breakfast and Lunch for Thursday, Breakfast for Friday
- Fridays: Lunch for Friday, Breakfast for Monday
If you will be picking up meals for a child with dietary restrictions, please contact Colleen Wise at so we may prepare a meal for you.
If you are unable to pick up meals at either location, please contact your child’s building principal.
Ballston Spa Central School District
Free and reduced breakfasts and lunches are available for students enrolled in the program. Parents or other family members can pick up meals starting Monday, March 16, daily between 10:30 and 1 p.m.
- Ballston Spa High School/Middle School Students (HS main entrance), 220 Ballston Ave.
- Malta Students (Malta Ave Elementary School main entrance) 70 Malta Ave
- Gordon Creek, Milton Terrace and Wood Road Students- Use Milton Terrace Elementary School Cafeteria Side Entrance, 200 Wood Rd
Parents with more than one student only need to visit one location to pick up food.
Backpack Food Program: BSCSD says they will update with a plan by mid-week.
Berlin Central School District
- Meal plan under development.
Berne-Knox-Westerlo Central School District
Breakfast and lunch will be distributed at three locations starting Tuesday, March 17, daily Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. – 10 a.m.
Additionally through generous donations, representatives from the Town of Berne Youth Council will distribute food at these sites Tuesday, March 17 and Thursday, March 19 to anyone in need.
- East Berne Senior Center, 1360 Helderberg Trail
- Knox Town Hall, 2192 Berne-Altamont Rd
- Westerlo Baptist Church, 618 NY-143
Bethlehem Central School District
Beginning Tuesday, March 17, free grab-and-go breakfast and lunch for all students 18 and younger, regardless of need, will be available for pick up at Bethlehem Central High School weekdays. Those picking up meals should come to the Van Dyke Road entrance near the cafeteria. The district asks you to stay in your vehicle, they will bring the meals to you.
8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. – Last names beginning A-M
9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. – Last names beginning N-Z
If you participate in the District’s weekend backpack program, we will have backpacks available for pick up on Fridays.
If you have any questions or need food support but cannot make it to the pickup location, please email Allissa Eiser, Food Service Director at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bolton Central School District
Breakfast and lunch deliveries starting Tuesday, March 17 to every student in district unless they’ve opted out.
Brunswick-Brittonkill School District (need to update)
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Capital Area
BGCCA is offering 11 to-go breakfast and lunch sites across Albany and Troy for youth ages 18 and younger pick-up beginning Wednesday, March 18, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and continue weekly Monday through Saturday until further notice at the housing locations listed below.
- Ezra Prentice, 625 South Pearl St.
- Creighton Storey, 158 3rd Ave.
- Robert E. Whalen, 305 Colonie St.
- North Albany Homes, 41 Jennings St.
- Griswold Heights, 199 Project Rd.
- Corliss Park, 101 Corliss Park Rd.
- Arnold E. Fallon, 102 W Glen Ave.
- Martin Luther King, 1 Eddys Ln.
- Margaret W. Phalon, 1 Phelan Ct.
- Catherine Sweeney, 100 Catherine Sweeney Apts.
- John P. Taylor, 125 River St.
- BGCCA is seeking daily volunteer assistance (2-3 volunteers per location) for each of the locations below. If you are interested, please contact Program & Volunteer Recruitment Coordinator at email@example.com.
- BGCCA has only received funding to support kids under 18, but wants to expand this program, asking anyone who can help to donate to their GoFundMe.
Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD
Meals will continue to be available for students in the district who participate in the free or reduced meal program, starting Tuesday, March 17. Meals will be available via a pickup station from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. daily in the student parking lot outside the cafeteria at the high school at 88 Lakehill Road.
- “To-go” boxed lunches and breakfasts will be available
- If, for any reason, a parent/guardian of a student participating in the Free or Reduced Price Meal program is not able to secure transportation to the high school to pick up these meals, please contact the district office at (518) 399-9141, ext. 85002, to make arrangements for delivery.
The district is offering grab-and-go breakfast and lunch for students, starting Wednesday, March 18 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. weekdays.
Families should call to sign up their child(ren) for school meals during this time frame at 518-622-3231, ext. 35203 between 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
It is important to call so they know how many student meals to have available.
Pick-up locations for student meals will be Cairo-Durham Elementary School, 424 Main Street and the Durham Elementary building, 4099 NY-145.
Students will need to provide their name and grade when picking up meals. If your student is not with you when you pick up meals, you still will need to provide the requested information.
Cambridge Central Schools
CCS is offering breakfast and lunch for anyone in the district. This is free for anyone under the age of 18. If you are interested, please contact the school at 518-677-8527 ext. 1413 or ext. 1416.
Catskill Central School District
CCSD will provide lunch and a snack to any student in the district who provides their name and/or student lunch pin starting Wednesday, March 18, through Friday, March 27 at the following locations:
10:30 am – Mountain Turnpike & Caridi Drive
11:00 am – Cauterskill & Paul Saxe
11:30 am – B & B Lounge
12:00 pm – Kiskatom Fire House
12:30 pm – Storys Corner
1:00 pm – Maple Grove & Pennsylvania
10:30 am – Grandview & Landon Ave
11:00 am – Catskill Community Center
11:30 am – VFW Main St & Grand
12:00 pm – Greene Med Arts Pkg Lot
12:30 pm – Leeds Post Office
1:00 pm – Bethel Ridge & Cairo Junct
For questions or concerns please contact Food Service at 518-943-2300 ext. 1413.
Chatham Central School District
Chatham CSD will continue to provide meals to students who participate in the Free and Reduced Lunch program. Pick-up or delivery logistics will be shared directly with participating families.
Cobleskill-Richmondville Central Schools
CRCSD will offer “grab-and-go” meals to students beginning on Tuesday, March 17.
- Breakfast and lunch will be available for pick-up at Golding Middle School and Radez Elementary School.
- Information on the “grab-and-go” meals will be sent out to families on Monday, March 16. Parents or students must provide their lunch ID number at the time they pick up meals.
CRCSD intends to maintain its backpack program during this extended school closing. Information on how and where families can access this program will be sent via email Monday, March 16.
Corinth Central School District
https://www.corinthcsd.org/news/corinth-csd-feeds-communitys-kids <--photos from today
Starting Monday, March 16, Corinth families can pick up boxed breakfasts and lunches for children in their household, 18 years or younger daily from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at 105 Oak Street off the loading dock.
- If you would like to participate in this service but are unable to secure transportation to the school, please call 518-654-9005, ext. 3114 and we will try to make arrangements to deliver food to your household.
- The CARE backpack program will also continue throughout this timeframe. Families involved in this program will be able to pick up backpacks on Friday, March 20 between 9 and 10 a.m.
Corinth - Main Street Dogs
Main Street Dogs is launching a nutritional gap program for students, providing free and healthy lunches to students in need during the school closures.
If you are a parent or loved one of a child in Corinth that is relying on school meals to maintain a healthy diet, sign up by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, call Main Street Dogs and ask for Kendie, Jason or Allen or send them a direct message on Facebook.
The Coxsackie-Athens CSD will begin providing meals to all students in the district 18 and younger starting Wednesday, March 18 for pick up or delivery. Anyone interested must fill out this form.
Pickup is at Coxsackie-Athens High School, between 7 a.m. and 9 a.m. Wednesday and Thursday. Then, again Monday, March 23 and Wednesday, March 25.
- Wednesday, March 18 includes meals for Wednesday
- Thursday, March 19 includes meals for Thursday and Friday
- Monday, March 23 includes meals for Monday and Tuesday
- Wednesday, March 25 includes meals for Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Meals for delivery begin at 9 a.m. the same days, by school bus, at school bus stops, TBD.
Duanesburg Central Schools
Planning is underway to provide food for students eligible for free/reduced lunch and breakfast. If you have not yet been contacted, or you are a Duanesburg Central School District family facing a food hardship for your children during this difficult time, please reach out to Mary Jewell, Food Services Director, at 518-895-3000 ext. 228.
East Greenbush CSD
Students who are eligible for free and reduced price meals can receive free grab-and-go breakfast and lunch weekdays, starting Thursday, March 19 at the following sites and times.
- Donald P. Sutherland, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
- Red Mill Elementary, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
- Families will be given that day’s lunch and the next day’s breakfast at once. If your family is in need and unable to pick up meals, please contact the East Greenbush Bus Garage at 518-477-9288 for information regarding delivery.
Backpack Programs will continue to serve families. If you are interested in donating non-perishable items, please contact Athletic Director Michael Leonard at email@example.com. Those items will be distributed to families in need.
Fort Ann Central School District
A member of your child’s school will contact all families that receive free and reduced-price breakfast and lunch.
- We will be distributing food throughout the closure and specific details will be given to each family.
- Families who participate in the backpack program will be contacted with further details.
Fort Edward Union Free CSD
Both breakfast and lunch will be provided and delivered at no cost for all students in the district.
- Fort Edward Union Free CSD is asking parents to complete this survey so it knows how many meals to prepare and where to bring them.
- Home delivery, Fort Edward School, St. Joseph’s School and Mullen Park are all delivery options
- Backpack program recipients will be contacted, the district hopes to deliver backpacks while school is closed.
Galway Central School District
Breakfast and lunch are available to all families, regardless of economic need.
- A member of your child’s school will contact families that receive free or reduced-price breakfast and lunch.
- The district will be distributing food throughout the postponement of classes and specific details will be given to each family.
- Please contact Michelle McDougall at 518-882-1033 x 4241 with any questions.
Germantown Central School District
Finalizing plans for providing meals to students who participate in the Free and Reduced Lunch program.
- Pick-up or delivery logistics will be shared directly with participating families
- Will post a statement on school district website as soon information is available.
Glens Falls Central School District
The district will provide grab-and-go breakfast and lunch at no cost to all students beginning on Tuesday, March 17 at four pick up locations daily, each in the school’s main office vestibules.
Breakfast is served from 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. and lunch is served from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
- Glens Falls High School (for both HS and MS students), 10 Quade Street
- Big Cross Street School, 15 Big Cross Street
- Jackson Heights School, 24 Jackson Ave
- Kensington Road School, 43 Kensington Road.
Students can pick up their own meals. Parents and caregivers can pick up meals for multiple students by providing the students’ names to the school staff member at the meal distribution. We are not able to provide meal delivery. Each student is entitled to two meals per day: a breakfast and a lunch. Breakfast meals will generally be cereal, juice, and milk, and lunch meals will generally be a rotation of deli sandwiches and sides.
The district is making plans for families who participate in the weekend backpack program, hoping to distribute those backpacks during the lunch pickup window on Fridays.
Granville Central School District
The district plans to provide meals to any student in the district.
- Breakfast and Lunch will be delivered to all students, unless they opt out.
- The delivery will be once per day by school bus. Locals and times are being finalized.
The backpack program will be running. The district is finalizing details on day and time and backpacks will be delivered directly to families’ homes.
Greater Amsterdam School District
The District will provide grab-and-go lunch and breakfast to students beginning Wednesday, March 18, the following schools and city location will be open from 11:00 a.m. to 1 p.m., daily throughout the school closure:
- Amsterdam High School, 140 Saratoga Ave
- Lynch Literacy Academy, 55 Brandt Place
- Tecler Elementary School, 210 Northern Blvd.
- United Presbyterian Church, Market Street
Green Island Schools
Starting Monday, March 17, Heatly School at 171 Hudson Avenue will be offering grab-and-go breakfast and lunch from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Students will be able to walk or drive up in front of the building.
Greenwich Central School District
The district will distribute food throughout the closure to all families who receive free or reduced-price breakfast and lunch. Eligible families will be contacted directly.
Guilderland Central School District
Grab and go breakfast and lunch will be available, free of charge, for students in need each day while GCSD schools are closed starting on Monday, March 16. Families are asked to drive up to their location and stay in their cars. Lunch and the following day’s breakfast will be provided at pick-up each day.
Meal pick-up locations will be outside of Farnsworth Middle School (back delivery dock where the buses park), 6072 State Farm Road and Guilderland High School (outside the “New Gym” off of the West Drive entrance), 8 School Road.
The time you pick up your meals is determined by the first letter of your child’s last name as follows:
- A-F: Pick up time starts at 11 a.m.
- G-M: Pick up time starts at 11:30 a.m.
- N-S: Pick up time starts at 12 p.m.
- T-Z: Pick up time starts at 12:30 p.m.
If your child has any dietary restrictions or if your family does not have access to pick up meals, please email Megan Beck at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If your child attends a childcare center within the boundaries of the Guilderland School District, that participates in CACFP, those children are eligible for meals provided by the school district.
Hoosic Valley Central Schools
The district will continue to provide meals to students who may need them. Pick-up or delivery logistics will be shared directly with participating families.
Hoosick Falls Central Schools
The district will provide meals to any student in the district, not just families eligible for free and reduced-price meals.
The district will distribute packaged meals to families on Wednesday, March 18 (three meals), Monday, March 23 (three meals) and Thursday, March 26 (two meals)
Hudson City Schools
The district says it is exploring the best options for maintaining its school breakfast and lunch program during this prolonged closure. The district we will notify families as soon as a plan has been finalized.
Ichabod-Crane Central School District
The district is providing grab-and-go free bagged breakfast and lunch for children daily under the age of 18.
There are three locations in the district for pick up.
- Ichabod Crane High School Cafeteria side entrance 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
- The First Presbyterian Church of Valatie, 3212 Church St from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
- St. Joseph’s Catholic Church 1820 State Route 9, Stuyvesant, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Those wishing to participate and have email access should reach out to email@example.com
Families who cannot make pick-ups but would like to participate should call 518-758-7575 ext. 3016
Anyone who wants to help with the Backpack Program or the Valatie Food Pantry, can drop off donations at the High School cafeteria from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. during the school cancellation dates.
Lansingburgh Central Schools
The district will provide grab-and go lunches with breakfast for the next day included to all students, regardless of need, daily from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Turnpike Elementary, 55 New Turnpike Road and Lansingburgh High, 320 7thAve.
The district will breakfast and lunch meals to all children, regardless of need. Meals will be prepackaged and left at your doorstep. No one will need to physically accept the delivery.
Meals will be delivered on regular bus schedules each day.
- The district is adding a bus run for the students who walk to school.
- Any child Pre-K or up to the age of 18 in the districts households can receive meals, but families must notify the Food Services Director, Deb Mackey at 518-450-4085 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org so they can send enough.
- Students who do not want to receive meals should opt out by also contacting Deb Mackey.
Menands Central School District
This district is providing breakfast and lunch to all students, regardless of need, starting Tuesday, March 17. School buses will be delivering daily to bus stops and meals will be available for pick up at school.
Middleburgh Central School District
The Middleburgh Central School will begin to provide grab-and-go breakfast and lunch meal service for all students 18 and under starting Tuesday, March 17, Monday through Friday from 7:45 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the following locations. The district asks you to choose the location closest to your home.
Crewell Feed Store, 2720 NY-145, Schoharie
Town of Broome Highway Department
Livingstonville Fire House, 568 State Route 145
Preston Hollow Fire House, 3100 NY-145
Middleburgh Park and Ride (old turtle rock café) 4470 State Route 30
Town of Middleburgh Highway Department, 181 Main Street
Huntersland Fire House, 1337 Huntersland Rd
Barbers Road Stand, 3617 NY-30
Town of Fulton Highway Barn, 17 Edgarton Street
West Fulton Fire House, 807 W Fulton Rd.
Elementary School Cafeteria Entrance
Families who require additional food assistance should call 518-827-3623 or email email@example.com
The Rotterdam-Mohonasen Central School District is offering grab-and-go meals for students. The district asks interested families to fill out this form.
Families or students can pick up meals from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 17 in the HS Auditorium Lobby.
Each student will receive four meals, which includes breakfast and lunch for Tuesday, March 17 and Wednesday, March 18.
The district will post a new form on its website for meal pick up on Thursday, March 19 for Thursday, March 19 and Friday, March 20.
New Lebanon CSD
The district will deliver a combined breakfast and lunch to students daily, beginning Wednesday, March 18.
The delivery routes will follow regular bus routes and bus stops, but will run from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Regulations require meals are physically handed to a student. The meals cannot be handed to adults.
Meals will be charged to students’ Nutrikids account in the same manner as during the school year, which includes free and reduced price meals for those students who qualify, and those who don’t wish to receive them while school is closed can opt out.
The district will be distributing breakfast and lunch at the High School and Glencliff Elementary School daily, starting Tuesday, March 17.
Food will be provided for any student in need. Students or parents can go to either location and do not need to bring anything
- Niskayuna High School - 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Door #42 – near the Nott Street Entrance/the New Cafe.
- Glencliff Elementary School - Noon to 2 p.m. at school’s main Entrance
The district will use this process for five days, then assess the approach and consider if changes are needed moving forward.
North Colonie CSD
Beginning Tuesday, March 17, the district is providing free grab-and-go meals.
Breakfast and lunch items will be available each day from 8:00- 8:45 a.m. and then again from 11:45 a.m. -12:45 p.m. at the following sites:
- Forts Ferry Elementary School (glass door of the cafeteria), 95 Forts Ferry Road
- Blue Creek Elementary School (back parking lot door, CYC entrance), 100 Clinton Road
- Shaker High School (back glass door near receiving entrance, 445 Watervliet Shaker Road
- Families who cannot pick up meals can contact Food Services at LisaOstrowski@ncolonie.org and arrangements will be made for them to be delivered.
During the closure, times and locations may be re-evaluated to ensure as many children as possible are receiving meals.
The district will serve grab-and-go breakfast, lunch and a snack to any student in the district under 18 beginning on Tuesday, March 17 through Friday, March 20, 2020. The district asks you to stay in your vehicle at pick up locations.
Meals may be picked up between the hours of 7 a.m. and 10 a.m., at the following locations:
- Pieter B. Coeymans Elementary students: The bus drop off loop of Pieter B. Elementary.
- A.W. Becker Elementary: The bus drop off loop of A.W. Becker Elementary
- RCS Middle School: The bus drop off loop of RCS Middle School.
- RCS High School: Loading dock at the high school, which is located on the end of the high school facing 9W.
We recognize that some families may be homebound and still need access to available food. RCS will offer delivery service to those in need.
Rensselaer School District
The RCSD food service department will be providing meals to any student in the community, beginning Wednesday, March 18, utilizing school bus services to deliver breakfast and lunch weekdays between 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., based on your child/children’s scheduled morning bus stop.
If you are interested in receiving meals for your child/children, please call Terri Hopper after 7 a.m. on Tuesday, March 17 at (518) 396-3491 and provide the following:
- Your child/children’s name
- Parent/guardian name
- The letter designated to your child/children’s bus for the morning route
- The nearest intersection
- Food allergies
- If you are unable to get through via the phone, you may email Louis Lanz this information at firstname.lastname@example.org
- More detailed information about delivery times will be available on the afternoon of Tuesday, March 17.
- If your child/children will not be at their scheduled morning location during the time of delivery, please let us know what the address is of their location and what the closest intersection is.
- If your child/children is a walker, a special bus route will deliver at various locations along Washington Ave. in order to accommodate them. This information will be distributed as well.
Saratoga Springs CSD
The district is providing grab-and-go breakfast and lunch, free of charge to any student under the age of 18, starting Wednesday, March 18. Families who want to take advantage are asked to fill out this form.
Meals may be picked up between 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the following locations.
- Saratoga Springs High School (outside of the main entrance), 1 Blue Streak Blvd
- Greenfield Elementary School (outside of the main entrance), 3180 NY-9N
- Dorothy Nolan Elementary School (outside of the main entrance), 221 Jones Street
If your child has any dietary restrictions or if your family does not have access to pick up meals, please email Margaret Sullivan at email@example.com
If your child attends Head Start within our District or participates in CACFP, you are also eligible for meal pick-up.
SNACpack Program: There are currently 200 students in our school district who benefit from the SNACpack program on a weekly basis. Plans are in place for this service to continue and the district will be helping support the logistics associated with this program.
Other Saratoga County Resources, per SSCSD
Saratoga’s Broadway Deli
Providing lunches for families from elementary school to high school who rely on school lunches as a meal for their children, Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. for as long as deli can afford to help.
If possible please call ahead or message deli on Facebook or Instagram, so we know how much food to order and people to staff.
For anyone who wants to help, the deli is also taking donations of cash, cases of water, juice boxes, or fruit cups. If there are additional resources when this is all said and done, the deli will donate it to the Salvation Army or soup kitchens or food pantries. Venmo donations can be sent to @SBDeli.
Schoharie Central School District
The district is offering breakfast and lunch for Schoharie enrolled students daily starting Tuesday, March 17. Schoharie School has pick up at the elementary school 12 -1 p.m. If for some reason the family can not pick up, please call the school for alternate delivery method.
Schalmont Central School District
Schalmont CSD is continuing to provide grab-and-go breakfast and lunch for families who receive free or reduced lunch. To reduce the risk of further spread, the district asks you to stay in your car as you come to the main circle entrance of the high school.
Pick up times are Tuesdays, 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. or 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. starting Tuesday, March 17.
To place an order for meals, call the district office at 518-355-9200
Schenectady City Schools
Meals will be provided to all students each day. Recipients will need to drive or walk to your school’s designated location. When you pick up your lunch, you will also receive breakfast for the following day. The parent or student must provide their lunch/student I.D. number. Assistance will be provided in the event you don’t know it.
When you arrive at the location, stay in your car and pull up to the table at the pop up tent. Your meals will be passed to you. If you walk to a site, please use the designated line to pick up your meals.
The time you pick up your meals is determined by the first letter of your child’s last name as follows:
A-J: 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
K-T: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
U-Z: 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Your pick up location is determined by which school your child attends as is outlined below.
PICK UP LOCATION
SHS Fine Arts Wing
PICK UP LOCATION
PICK UP LOCATION
Families who receive a weekend backpack will still receive that even while school is closed. You will pick it up at your designated location when you pick up your meals on Friday.
Schodack CSD will offer a grab-and-go breakfast and lunch for any student who needs them beginning Tuesday, March 17 during the school closure.
Pick up is at Castleton Elementary School at the cafeteria doors on the bus loop side of the building from 10:00 a.m. to noon.
Please email Food Service Director Tom McNay at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the Business Office at 518-732-2124 between 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. with any questions.
The district will offer “grab-and-go” meals to students beginning on Tuesday, March 17. Breakfast and lunch will be available for pick-up at the elementary school. Parents (or students) must provide their child’s lunch ID number at the time they pick up meals. Parents will have to call the school in advance in order for us to have a good count on the number of meals needed. More details will be emailed Monday, March 16.
Beginning Tuesday, March 17, grab-and-go breakfast and lunch will be available to all students from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. weekdays.
Meals can be picked up at the high school, 1 Tartan Way (Sacandaga Road) in the side parking lot, which will be marked as a designated area for this purpose. Cars should like up and staff will deliver them to the cars.
If you are in need of food for your children but cannot come to the high school, we will have food delivered to you. Simply contact the District Office at 518-347-3600, ext. 71100.
Sharon Springs CSD
The district is offering grab-and-go meals beginning on Tuesday, March 17, which will be available for pick up at the school or for delivery.
Each parent or student should have already been contacted by school personnel on whether you want to participate, or use the sign up accessible off the district web-page.
Distribution of the student meals per family will remain fluid as we determine how many families want delivery and how many will pick up their meals at the school.
The district anticipates deliveries will happen between 8:30 a.m. and noon, and pick up times will be available 8:30 to 11:00 AM.
If your child is a Pre-k or head start student please coordinate your food services through the head start.
Beginning Monday, March 16, Shenendehowa buses and food service staff will be delivering breakfast and lunch for those in need, free of charge, for students each weekday at the following sites:
Cheryl's Lodge/Halfmoon Heights - 12 p.m., 25 Fern Lane
D&R Village - 12 p.m. - 12:30 p.m., 430 NY-146
North Pointe Apts - 12 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. 1688 US-9
South Colonie CSD
The district is providing grab-and-go breakfast and lunch, free of charge, for students in need. Meals will be available for pick up each day starting on Tuesday, March 17 outside of Lisha Kill Middle School (pick-up by auditorium), 68 Waterman Ave and Colonie High School (outside the Main entrance), 1 Raider Blvd.
Lunch and the following day’s breakfast will be provided at pick-up each day. The time you pick up your meals is determined by the first letter of your child’s last name as follows:
A-H: 9 - 10 a.m.
I-P: 10 - 11 a.m.
Q-Z: 11 a.m. to noon
If your child has any dietary restrictions or if your family does not have access to pick up meals, please email Annette Chamberlain or call 518-869-3576 ext. 0452 or 0467 by 9 a.m. daily. Meals will be delivered by South Colonie transportation staff between 10 and 11 a.m. Families requesting transportation will be asked to come out to meet staff for meal delivery.
Taconic Hills CSD
Families wishing to receive breakfast and lunch when there is no school should complete this form.
If you do not have access to a computer, please contact Pam Strompf, Food Services Coordinator at (518) 325-2885. Leave your name, student name(s), phone number, and address including street, town/village and zip code.
Ted's Fish Fry (all locations)
All Ted's Fish Fry locations will provide a kid's meal in exchange for your child's artwork or homework. Just bring in a piece of homework or artwork to take advantage.
- In addition to free kids meals, they're offering Buy one, get one 50 percent off on Fish & Chip dinners with a drink
- Open 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. at all locations for take out only Monday-Saturday, closed on Sunday.
The Crisp Cannoli/Tom Clarke - State Farm Insurance
The Crisp Cannoli and Tom Clarke, an independent State Farm agent, are teaming up to make kids and families can eat during closures due to COVID-19.
- Contact Tom Clarke's office at (518) 477-7700 or by sending a message to them on their Facebook page if you or someone you know needs help getting a meal. They will try to help accommodate special requests/dietary concerns.
- Clarke's office will handle the orders, which can be picked up at The Crisp Cannoli, 1607 Columbia Turnpike, Castleton-on-Hudson
The district will provide grab-and-go breakfast and lunch for any student who needs it at Troy High School from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon daily, starting Wednesday, March 18.
The district is also providing shuttles for any student wishing to come and pick up their meals. A parent or guardian may accompany their child on the bus. The shuttles will run every hour beginning from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30.
The district is continuing to provide meals to students who already receive free and reduced meals. Families were notified via phone call and the district will deliver meals, “similar to a UPS stop.”
Watervliet City Schools
The district will provide grab-and-go breakfast and lunch, starting Tuesday, March 17 to any students under the age of 18 from 8-10 a.m. at the following locations:
Watervliet Elementary School, 2557 10th Avenue
Watervliet Civic Center, 14th Street & 1st Avenue
The Food is Fuel program will be available for families who normally receive it. Students may pick up their food supply bags on Friday at the elementary school between 8-10 a.m.
Providing salads for children in need, as an additional healthy option or a closer downtown location to the school district’s offering, for as long as business can offer it.
Available every day business is open.
Salad will include mixed greens, quinoa, veggies, pepita seed and oil/vinegar
If people or farms can make a donation in the form of juice, fruit, veggies or cash Whole Harvest is asking for help to serve families in need. If there are any additional resources leftover, it will be donated to the soup kitchens or food pantries. Any cash donations will be put towards staying operational and buying product, if there’s an excess they will donate that too.
Wynantskill Union Free Schools
The district is offering a week of meals for students who take part in the free and reduced price lunch program during the school closure, starting Tuesday, March 17. Please contact Food Services Director Lori Audi at 518-283-4600 ext. 22 or email@example.com if you are eligible for the program and would like to receive meals.