Butte County Office of Education offers free meals for kids during the school closures

Meal service dates and times will vary, please see District websites for exact information.

Posted: Mar 18, 2020 12:21 PM
Updated: Mar 18, 2020 7:11 PM

BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. - The Butte County Office of Education is providing pick-up "grab-and-go" meals at nearly 30 locations around the county for students while schools are closed.

Beginning Thursday, March 19 through Friday, March 27 meals will be available for any student under 18, no matter what school they attend. If school closures continue, the free meals would continue to be provided.

  • Please note that meal service dates and times will vary, please visit District websites for exact information.

The office said the meals will be provided based on the number of children present and they said no paperwork required.

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"We encourage families to continue to be proactive in reducing the risk of COVID-19 by not congregating at the meal sites and continuing to utilize social distancing," the office shared in a post. "For this reason, all meals are designed to be “grab-and-go” and meals will not be consumed on-site."

RELATED: Paradise Unified providing meals for students

Locations are at the following in Oroville, Chico, Paradise and Gridley:

  • Chico (Beginning March 23):
    • Chapman Elementary
    • Citrus Elementary
    • Bidwell Junior High
    • Chico Junior High
  • Oroville:
    • Nelson Avenue Middle
    • Poplar Avenue Elementary
    • Sierra Avenue Elementary
    • Plumas Avenue Elementary
    • Spring Valley Elementary
    • Berry Creek Elementary
    • Las Plumas High School
    • Bird Street Elementary
    • Central Avenue Middle
    • Helen Wilcox Elementary
    • Palermo Middle
  • Paradise:
    • Paradise Ridge Elementary
    • Paradise Junior & Senior High
    • Pine Ridge School
    • Cedarwood Elementary
  • Gridley:
    • Gridley High
    • Sycamore Elementary
    • Housing Authority of Butte County
    • FEMA Gridley Park
    • Biggs Elementary
    • Biggs High
  • Durham (Beginning March 23):
    • Durham High School
    • Foothill Mobile Home Park – Butte Valley

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