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Meal Distribution

We are grateful for partners like Food Bank for the Heartland supporting community members facing food insecurity. For a complete list of their upcoming mobile pantries as well as community pantry locations, please click here.

We are happy to support student success through our Meals2Go program. We have some important program updates to share, designed to make pick up easier for our families.

Students will receive meals in the school cafeteria on days when they learn in person. Meals2Go will also continue on days when students learn from home and for students in the Remote Learning Program. With an adjustment to federal funding procedures under the CARES Act, students may receive school meals at no cost to families for the immediate future. Meals will be available for pick up each Monday (two days of meals) and Wednesday (three days of meals). Because Nutrition Services staff will also be serving meals to students at school, beginning Oct. 5, elementary and middle school Meals2Go pickup will be 9:30-10:30 a.m. and high school pickup will be 8:30-9:30 a.m.

Families will be asked to submit a form once a month. It is important that families pick up meals they order at their identified time and location.

What to bring to meal pick-up

  • Adults picking up meals will need to bring a driver’s license or documentation that confirms their identity. This will need to be the person who submits the form below or is listed as an alternative pick-up person.

  • Adults picking up meals will also need to provide a document showing their students' OPS student numbers (report card, school schedule, etc.).

Is there any cost for these meals?
At this time, all meals will be provided at no cost.

What if I am unable to pick up my child’s meal during the distribution time?
When families register for the Meals2Go program, they will be able to list an alternative person to pick up meals. If a parent or guardian is unable to pick up meals, a high school student in the home is allowed. Students would need documentation for any siblings who cannot visit to pick up meals in person.

How do I submit a Meals2Go request form?
Please use this link below or to the right to reserve meals for your student(s) on days when they are not learning in-person at school: OPS Meals2Go Form

The request form will ask for your student’s ID number. That can be found on official mailings from our district or through our family portal at: https://campus.ops.org/campus/portal/ops.jsp.

What about families whose students spend time between more than one household?
We understand students may share time between more than one household. We ask the adults at both households to consult with each other, then submit a single meal request to avoid duplication. On the request form, you’ll have the opportunity to list two adults who may pick up meals for your student(s). However, only one breakfast and lunch per child can be picked up per day.

Questions?
If you have questions or concerns about student lunches or the Meals2Go pickup, please contact Nutrition Services at 531-299-0230.