Sheetz to offer free Kidz Meal Bagz to families in need

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(WFXR) — Starting Thursday, April 2, almost 300 Sheetz locations across the mid-Atlantic will kick off a new Kidz Meal Bagz program providing free food to help children and families in need due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

According to a Sheetz representative, the Kidz Meal Bagz program will offer one bag containing a free turkey sandwich, chips, and drink to each child on a daily basis while supplies last. Sheetz says the program will be available for two weeks, after which it will be reassessed based on community need.

Families interested in taking advantage of the free Kidz Meal Bagz program should go to participating Sheetz locations and ask an employee at the register for a meal.

Here is a list of participating Sheetz locations in Virginia:

  • 12341 Washington Highway in Ashland
  • 2415 Lee Highway in Bristol
  • 231 E Hundred Road in Chester
  • 2000 N Franklin Street in Christiansburg
  • 2711 Conduit Road in Colonial Heights
  • 14449 Forest Road in Forest
  • 600 East Nelson Street in Lexington
  • 2630 Lakeside Drive in Lynchburg
  • 3927 Wards Road in Lynchburg
  • 4089 S Amherst Highway in Madison Heights
  • 4201 Anderson Highway in Powhatan
  • 1900 Colonial Crossings Drive in Prince George
  • 20 S Providence Road in Richmond
  • 9401 Amberdale Drive in Richmond
  • 2703 Peters Creek Rd NW in Roanoke
  • 1212 Williamson Rd NE in Roanoke
  • 20281 Virgil H Goode Highway in Rocky Mount
  • 1435 Apperson Drive in Salem
  • 1340 W Main Street in Salem
  • 1007 Philpott Road in South Boston
  • 1340 N 4th Street in Wytheville

“The spread of COVID-19 and subsequent school closures has left many children across the communities we serve without a reliable food source,” says Travis Sheetz, President & COO of Sheetz, Inc. “It is our hope Sheetz’s Kidz Meal Bagz program will make a small difference and provide nourishment to those in need during these uncertain times.”

A full list of all 294 participating Sheetz locations across Maryland, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia can be found here.

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