PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. — Pinellas County Schools is increasing its cost-free food and snack distribution to all young ones countywide.

Starting up next week, no matter of if your kid is in the MyPCS Online Learning Possibility or not enrolled in the college district at all, they will be equipped to decide on up seven days of foods.

The expansion is a element of the USDA’s Free of charge School Meal application. 

So how does it function? Meals will be accessible at sure educational institutions to all youngsters and teenagers beneath 18-several years-old in Pinellas County beginning Oct. 29.

Mothers and fathers or guardians can cease by any of the 30 educational institutions each individual Thursday from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Your boy or girl does not require to be present for pickup and no ID is needed. 

Foods are out there on a 1st-arrive, to start with-serve foundation. The school district does be aware that the amount out there will be altered each week to fulfill the want found the week prior.

But with this expansion comes an significant modify for all those currently picking up foods need to note: Friday distributions will be discontinued on Oct. 23. 

“We are pleased to present the Cost-free Food System to the small children of Pinellas County.  Healthy food items provide the vitality and vitamins and minerals to boost balanced expansion and development in small children,” Lynn Geist, Director of Meals and Diet, Pinellas County Faculties mentioned.

You can obtain a listing of university distribution sites down below: 

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