Media Advisory: School District Assisting in Distribution of 36,000 Take-Home Meals to Help Fight Summer Hunger

 

WEST PALM BEACH– The School District of Palm Beach County is participating in the Living Hungry Coalition’s summer feeding program to assist in distributing more 36,000 donated meals and 24,000 juice boxes to hungry children and families across the county.
Distribution is available at 14 school sites, and media is invited to attend the distribution Tuesday at Northboro Elementary School in West Palm Beach.
WHAT: Children and Family Free Food Distribution
WHEN: Tuesday, July 17 9:30 -11:30 a.m.
WHERE: Northboro Elementary
400 40th St., West Palm Beach
               West Palm Beach
The Living Hungry Coalition’s Summer Feeding Program aims to help feed children, teens, seniors and family members who cannot make it to school sites for the District’s summer breakfast and meal programs by offering take-home meal kits.
This is the second time the School District of Palm Beach County has participated in the Living Hungry Coalition’s food distribution,  with the first over spring break. The distribution is made possible not only by the School District by donations of food and logistical support from Sysco, Farm Share, Jooocful Fruit Juice and The Palm Beach Post.
Distribution schools include: Village Academy Elementary, Belle Glade Elementary, Gladeview Elementary, Gove Elementary, Lake Shore Middle, Pahokee Middle, Pahokee High, Glades Central High, North Grade Elementary, Dr. Mary Mcleod Bethune Elementary, Northboro Elementary, Northmore Elementary and West Riviera Elementary.
For more information on the distribution, please contact Pete Wood at 561-383-2003 or peter.wood@palmbeachschools.org.