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Durham, NC – Due to the continued spread of COVID-19, the desire to keep our staff safe and well, and the expansion of other food assistance programs serving North Carolina families, Durham Public Schools will make its last meal distribution on Monday, April 6.

Friday, April 3, meal deliveries will go on as scheduled to the more than 67 school and community sites listed on the DPS website. On Monday, DPS will distribute a week’s worth of children’s lunches to the following school sites:

“Grab and Go” from school sites (11 a.m.-noon)

  • Bethesda Elementary
  • R.N. Harris Elementary
  • Shepard Middle School
  • Githens Middle
  • Southwest Elementary
  • Lakewood Middle
  • Eno Valley Elementary


  • Eastway Elementary
  • Glenn Elementary
  • Sandy Ridge Elementary
  • Hillandale Elementary
  • Club Blvd Elementary School
  • Southern High School

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has increased its benefits to current Food and Nutrition Services recipients through April 2020. Families can also identify three drive-thru or pick-up sites with meals through No Kid Hungry North Carolina by texting FOODNC to 877-877. The DPS Foundation has worked with other local partners and restaurants to provide family meals as well.

If you are in need of more information, including meal delivery, please call (919) 560-3657.

Additional Resources:

End Hunger Durham

SNAP Reimbursement via Expensify

Boys & Girls Club Free Meals

McDonald’s located at 204 W. NC HWY 54 in #Durham is providing FREE kids lunches from 11 am – 2 pm (kids 12 & under with guardian) during the #COVID19 school closure. Choice of hamburger, cheeseburger or 4-piece nuggets with 1 side (yogurt, apples, or fries).