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RCSD expanding food distribution sites at schools next week

RCSD expanding food distribution sites at schools next week Photo: News10NBC.

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Created: April 16, 2020 01:52 PM

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — The Rochester City School District is increasing the number of locations offering food to families and students during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Beginning Monday, April 20, meals will be available at four additional sites throughout the city.

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Grab-and-go meals for breakfast, lunch, and dinner will be available at the following locations from 8 a.m. until 2:30 p.m., Monday through Friday:

- Douglass Campus, 940 Fernwood Park
- Mary McLeod Bethune School No. 45, 1445 Clifford Avenue
- Roberto Clemente School No. 8, 1180 St. Paul Street
- Enrico Fermi School No. 17, 158 Orchard Street

The following RCSD schools will continue to serve as meal distribution sites from 8 a.m. until 2:30 p.m., Monday through Friday:

- East Upper and Lower School, 1801 E. Main Street
- Dr. Freddie Thomas Campus, 625 Scio Street
- RIA/Jefferson High School Campus, 1 Edgerton Park
- James Monroe High School, 164 Alexander Street
- John Williams School No. 5, 555 Plymouth Avenue
- Virgil I. Grissom School No. 7, 31 Bryan Street
- Wilson Foundation Academy, 200 Genesee Street
- Abelard Reynolds School No. 42, 3330 Lake Avenue

Meals will continue to be served at the following R-Centers, from 8 a.m. until 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday: 

- Adams Street, 85 Adams Street
- Ave D, 200 Avenue D 
- Carter Street, 500 Carter Street
- Tyshaun Cauldwell, 524 Campbell Street
- Frederick Douglass, 990 South Avenue
- Flint Street, 271 Flint Street
- David Gantt, 700 North Street
- Trenton and Pamela Jackson (Clinton-Baden), 485 N. Clinton Avenue
- Thomas Ryan, 530 Webster Avenue

According to district officials, the RCSD has distributed 81,379 breakfast meals and 98,842 lunch meals in four weeks. Dinners continue to be provided by Foodlink. 


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