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Berkeley school district provides free meals to youth during summer 2021

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From early June to early August 2021, those 18 years old and younger will be able to pick up “Free Grab and Go Meals” from Berkeley Unified School District. Locations include Washington Elementary, Rosa Parks Elementary, Sylvia Mendez Elementary, Longfellow Middle School, Berkeley High School and Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School.

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MAY 26, 2021

Berkeley Unified School District, or BUSD, announced Wednesday that it would continue to provide “Free Grab and Go Meals” to youth during summer 2021.

From June 7 to Aug. 11, individuals 18 years old and younger will be able to pick up meals from respective distribution locations, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Monday pickups will include meals for Monday and Tuesday, Wednesday pickups include Wednesday and Thursday meals and Friday pickups include meals for Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

In observance of July 4, nutrition services will be closed on July 5.

Meal packages provided by BUSD will include sides, entrees, fresh fruit and milk for both breakfast and lunch.

Meals can be picked up at one of six wheelchair-accessible locations stationed at schools throughout the city. These include Washington Elementary, Rosa Parks Elementary, Sylvia Mendez Elementary, Longfellow Middle School, Berkeley High School and Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School.

BUSD will also hold summer school with meal service at the aforementioned locations, excluding Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School.

Check back for updates.

Samantha Lim is a deputy news editor. Contact her at [email protected], and follow her on Twitter at @sssamanthalim.
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MAY 26, 2021


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