DCPS summer feeding program starts Monday

Updated: May. 18, 2020 at 6:26 AM CDT
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DAVIESS CO., Ky. (WFIE) - The Daviess County Public Schools district starts its summer feeding program Monday, May 18.

They say the meals are available to those 18 years and younger, and the program is not limited to DCPS students and families.

DPCS officials say they are transitioning from its current meal program, which has been in operation since schools closed due to the COVID-19 outbreak on March 16. They say the current meal program will end on Friday, May 15.

Staff at Burns Elementary handed out meals to parents Monday morning.

School district officials say they’re giving out two days worth of breakfasts and lunches every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at several locations. This program will continue until school starts back.

We talked to one parent who says the meals are helping his family.

“For people who their kids depend on this food program, I just wish it could go on forever but there having been around the world a few times, I have seen what a difference a little bit makes,” Hugh Ward said.

School officials say families should stay in their cars until they reach the serving tables and then stand at least six feet away from others while picking up meals.

Here are the following pickup sites:

  • Burns Elementary School - 4514 Goetz Drive
  • Meadow Lands Elementary – 3500 Hayden Road
  • Sorgho Elementary School – 5390 Kentucky 56
  • Daviess County High School – 4255 New Hartford Road
  • Gemini Drive Apartments – 2260 Carpenter Drive
  • Chuck Gray Court Apartments – 650 Chuck Gray Court
  • Towne Square Court Apartments – 4825 Towne Square Court
  • Town and Country Mobile Home Park – 418 Reid Road
  • Colony Mobile Homes – 2016 Arlington Park Boulevard
  • Riverbend Pointe – 501 Office Lane

For more information, you can visit the Daviess County Public Schools website.

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