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BCPS serves more than 50,000 meals during first week of school closure

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BALTIMORE COUNTY— Baltimore County Public Schools served more than 50,000 meals during the first week of the state-mandated school closure. Beginning Monday, March 23, two additional sites will be added as meal distribution locations bringing the total to 46.

The following numbers of meals were distributed by BCPS from March 16 -20:

Monday, March 16: 1,159

Tuesday, March 17: 1,911

Wednesday, March 18: 11,925

Thursday, March 19: 17,236

Friday, March 20: 17,930

TOTAL: 50,161 total meals served

“I have visited several sites while meals were being distributed,” said BCPS Superintendent Dr. Darryl L. Williams, “and I am so impressed with the efficiency and great caring of our Food and Nutrition Services staff members. This is a challenging time for all families, and I am so pleased that we are able to address this vital need for so many students and their families.”

Beginning Monday, Mar. 23, BCPS students may pick up breakfast, lunch, and dinner (three meals in one bag) at 46 locations, including two new sites, Sparrows Point High School and Westland Gardens Apartments. Please continue to check the BCPS Coronavirus Updates webpage for the latest list.

Students must be present to receive meals in the parking lots of the locations identified below on weekdays through Mar. 27, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

BCPS Locations

Arbutus Elementary School

Baltimore Highlands Elementary School

Battle Grove Elementary School

Carney Elementary School

Carriage Hill Apartments

Chadwick Elementary School

Chesapeake High School

Cove Village Apartments, Essex, in front of rental office

Deep Creek Middle School

Deer Park Middle School

Dulaney High School

Dundalk Elementary School

Dundalk High School

Elmwood Elementary School

Featherbed Elementary School

Glyndon Elementary School

Halstead Academy

Hawthorne Elementary School

Johnnycake Elementary School

Kings Point Shopping Center in front of Kiddie Koach

Lansdowne High School

Logan Elementary School

Middle River Middle School

Milbrook Elementary School

New Town High School

Oakleigh Elementary School

Owings Mills Elementary School

Padonia Elementary School

Parkville High School

Pleasant Plains Elementary School

Riverview Elementary School

Rosedale Library

Saddle Brooke Apartments

Sandy Plains Elementary School

Scotts Branch Elementary School

Sollers Point Multi-Purpose Center

Sparrows Point High School (as of Monday, Mar. 23)

Stemmers Run Middle School

St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church, Eastern Ave.

Sussex Elementary School

Westchester Elementary School

Westland Gardens Apartments (as of Monday, Mar. 23)

Winfield Elementary School

Woodlawn Middle School

Woodmoor Elementary School

Woodmoor Shopping Center

BCPS sites are also being added to the map feature at mdsummermeals.org, which includes all state summer meal sites.

In addition, the Baltimore County Department of Recreation and Parks is offering limited meal distribution to children 18 and under, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on weekdays. Meal supplies are limited, and meals will be distributed on a first come first serve basis at the following locations:

Arbutus Community Center, 865 Sulphur Spring Rd., 21227

Cockeysville PAL Center, 9836 Greenside Dr., 21030

Dundalk PAL Center, 15 Commerce Pl., 21222

Hillendale PAL Center, 1111 Halstead Rd., 21234

Mars Estates PAL Center, 1498 East Homberg Ave., 21221

Scotts Branch PAL Center, 3651 Rolling Rd., 21244

Shady Spring PAL Center, 8876 Goldenwood Rd., 21237

Winfield PAL Center, 8304 Carlson Ln., 21244

Woodmoor PAL Center, 7111 Croydon Rd., 21207

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