Many schools across East Tennessee are currently closed due to the COVID-19 crisis, but there are still food resources available for students that won’t be in school. Find a list of food distribution sites here.
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The school system will be providing alternative breakfast and lunch meals at no cost to any child 18 years and younger. Meals will begin to be distributed on March 23rd on Mondays, Wednesday and Fridays from 10:00 AM until 12:00 PM.
Children must be present to receive meals; however, families may pick up the food at any distribution site no matter where their child is enrolled.
Food Distribution Sites:
Austin-East High School – 2800 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., Knoxville, TN 37914
Bearden Middle School – 1000 Francis Road, Knoxville, TN 37909
Bearden High School – 8352 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919
Beaumont Magnet Academy – 1211 Beaumont Ave., Knoxville, TN 37921
Belle Morris Elementary School – 2308 Washington Pike, Knoxville, TN 37917
Carter High School – 210 N. Carter School Road, Strawberry Plains, TN 37871
Central High School – 5321 Jacksboro Pike, Knoxville, TN 37918
Dogwood Elementary School – 705 Tipton Ave., Knoxville, TN 37920
East Knox Elementary School – 9315 Rutledge Pike, Mascot, TN 37806
Fulton High School – 2509 N. Broadway, Knoxville, TN 37917
Gibbs High School: 7628 Tazewell Pike, Corryton, TN 37721
Green Magnet Academy: 801 Lula Powell Dr., Knoxville, TN 37915
Gresham Middle School: 500 Gresham Road, Knoxville, TN 37918
Halls High School: 4321 E. Emory Road, Knoxville, TN 37938
Inskip Elementary School: 4701 High School Road, Knoxville, TN 37912
Karns Middle School: 2925 Gray Hendrix Road, Knoxville, TN 37931
Lonsdale Elementary School: 1317 Louisiana Ave., Knoxville, TN 37921
Maynard Elementary School: 737 College Street, Knoxville, TN 37921
Northwest Middle School: 5301 Pleasant Ridge Road, Knoxville, TN 37912
Pond Gap Elementary School: 4530 Papermill Dr., Knoxville, TN 37909
Powell High School: 2136 W. Emory Road, Powell, TN 37849
Sarah Moore Greene Academy: 3001 Brooks Ave., Knoxville, TN 37914
South-Doyle Middle School: 3900 Decatur Road, Knoxville, TN 37920
South-Doyle High School: 2020 Tipton Station Road, Knoxville, TN 37920
West High School: 3300 Sutherland Ave., Knoxville, TN 37919
Blount County Schools Nutrition Department will be handing out free breakfast and lunch to anyone 18-years-old and younger. Meals will be served on March 24-27 and March 30-31. Drive through any of the listed sites below between the hours of 9:30 am – 11:30 am, and they will give you a grab and go breakfast and lunch. No ID or income requirements needed. Children must be present in the vehicle to receive meals.
Eagleton Middle School – 831 Grandview Dr, Maryville, TN 37803
Mary Blount Elementary School – 831 Grandview Dr, Maryville, TN 37803
Heritage Middle School – 3737 East Lamar Alexander Parkway, Maryville, TN 37804
Union Grove Middle School – 334 South Old Grey Ridge Road, Friendsville, TN 37737
Lanier Elementary School – 6006 Lanier Road, Maryville, TN 37801
Rockford Elementary School – 3728 Williams Mill Road, Rockford, TN 37853
Townsend Elementary School – 140 Tiger Drive, Townsend, TN 37882
Sevier County Schools Child Nutrition Program will provide breakfast and lunch at no cost to any child 18 years and younger beginning March 18. The meals will be a grab and go breakfast and lunch and may be picked up at the school the child attends. The meals will be available beginning Wednesday, March 18, and on school days through the closure period. Cafeteria staff will provide drive through service at each school between 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
Grab-and-go meals will be available for the next 2 weeks for student ages 0-18 at: North Clinton Elementary School – 305 Beets St, Clinton, TN 37716.
Check Clinton City Schools’ Facebook for information regarding their scheduled food distribution times.
Jefferson County Schools will provide free meals to children 18 years and under during the extended school closure beginning March 24, 2020. Students must be present in the car. Breakfast and lunch served Tuesday and Friday from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Three meals will be given Tuesday and two meals will be given on Friday. Drive-thru, meal pick up at each location. No one gets out of the car. Meals contain all 5 components – and will be handed out in pre-packed containers.
Meal Distribution Sites:
Dandridge Elementary – 780 South Highway 92, Dandridge, TN 37725
Jefferson Middle – 361 W. Broadway Blvd., Jefferson City, TN 37760
Patriot Academy – 419 West Dumplin Valley, Jefferson City, TN 37760
Rush Strong School – 3081 W. Old AJ Hwy., Strawberry Plains, TN 37871
Talbott Elementary – 848 Talbott-Kansas Road, Talbott, TN 37877
White Pine School – 3060 Roy Messer Hwy., White Pine, TN 37890