Danville Public Schools offer meals at no charge for all children into July

Southside Virginia News

Trays of food at a school cafeteria. (KOIN)

DANVILLE, Va. (WFXR) – Danville Public Schools has announced that starting immediately, it will be serving meals at no charge to all children age 18 and under.

The USDA has approved waivers for local school divisions and other federal meals program sponsors to implement the Summer Food Service Program to provide meals to children in the community free of charge through July 30.

The waivers support access to nutritious meals while minimizing exposure to COVID-19.

Meals are available to all children – including those learning in-person or virtually and regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.

For information about the program, click here.

Meals will be provided on a first-come, first serviced basis at the following times and locations around Danville.

  • Woodberry Hills Elementary School front door – 614 Audubon Drive (Monday-Friday Breakfast 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Breakfast/Lunch)
  • Gibson Elementary School parking lot – 1215 Industrial Avenue (Monday-Friday Breakfast 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Breakfast/Lunch)
  • Galileo Magnet High School front door – 230 South Ridge Street (Monday-Friday Breakfast 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Breakfast/Lunch)
  • Schoolfield Elementary School parking lot – 1400 West Main Street (Monday-Friday Breakfast 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Breakfast/Lunch)
  • George Washington High School front door – 701 Broad Street (Monday-Friday Breakfast 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Breakfast/Lunch)
  • O.T. Bonner Middle School front door – 300 Apollo Avenue (Monday-Friday Breakfast 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Breakfast/Lunch)
  • Nordan Shopping Center (school bus) – 229 Nor Dan Drive (Monday-Friday Breakfast 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Breakfast/Lunch)
  • Ballou Park Shopping Center (school bus) – 600 West Main Street (Monday-Friday Breakfast 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Breakfast/Lunch)
  • Corner of Springfield Road and Seminole Trail (school bus) — (Monday-Friday Breakfast 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Breakfast/Lunch)
  • Woodside Village Apartments (school bus) – 1321 Piney Forest Road (Monday-Friday Breakfast 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Breakfast/Lunch)
  • Cardinal Village Apartments (school bus) – 651 Cardinal Place (Monday-Friday Breakfast 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Breakfast/Lunch)
  • Doyle Thomas Park (school bus) – 827 Green Street (Monday-Friday Breakfast 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Breakfast/Lunch)
  • Purdum Woods Apartments (food truck) – 1575 Richmond Boulevard (Monday-Friday Breakfast 9:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Breakfast/Lunch)
  • Cedar Terrace Apartments (food truck) – 127 Cedar Place (Monday-Friday Breakfast 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Breakfast/Lunch)
  • Pleasant View Apartments (food truck) – 101 Pleasant View Avenue (Monday-Friday Breakfast 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Breakfast/Lunch)

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