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  • Meal Distribution/Curb-Side Service Locations

    June 24-July 2, 2021: Curb-side hours of operation (7:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.)

    July 7-July 30, 2021: Curbside hours of operation (9:00-11:00 a.m.)

    August 2-20, 2021: Curbside hours of operation (7:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.)

    • Alexandria City High School (T.C. Williams H.S.)
    • Francis C. Hammond Middle School
    • Cora Kelly School for Math, Science and Technology
    • William Ramsay Elementary School
    • Jefferson-Houston PreK-8 IB School

    Meals will be served on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Each day, families will pick up two days worth of meals, with three on Friday to cover Saturday and Sunday.

    There will only be one holiday over the summer break, this will be July 5. Curbside, meal deliveries, and pop-up locations will be closed on July 5. Curbside and meal deliveries will reopen on July 6 and all sites (pop-ups) will resume on July 7.

    ACPS Food Pop-up Distribution: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday Pick up

    Summer Distribution Dates: June 24-August 23 (August 23 meals provided on Friday, August 20)

    Pop-up locations will not operate on Tuesday, July 6.

    * These times are subject to change before the Summer distribution program starts

    * Please know that if numbers drop at any “pop-up” location at any point during the summer, we will re-evaluate continuing that service. Families will be notified of changes.

    Community Lodging
    607 Notabene Drive, Alexandria 22305
    10:45-11:15 a.m.

    4 Mile Run
    Corner of Florence Dr and Four Mile Road 22304
    11:20-11:50 a.m.

    Ruby Tucker
    322 Tancil Court, Alexandria 22314
    10:45-11:15 a.m.

    Olde Town
    500 South Alfred St., Alexandria, 223144
    11:25-11:55a.m.

    2727 Duke
    Behind Bank of America (2727 Duke St)
    12:05-12:35 p.m.

    Armistead Apartments
    441 North Armistead Street, Alexandria 22312
    Time TBD

    The Fields
    4309 Duke St, Alexandria 22304
    10:45-11:15 p.m.

    Mason Apartments
    75 South Reynolds, Alexandria 22304
    11:25-11:55 a.m.

    Brent Place
    375 South Reynolds, Alexandria 22304
    12:00-12:30 p.m.


     

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  • Food Distribution Hours Changing on May 5

    Starting May 5, food distribution at our school sites is 9 to 11 a.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

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  • ACPS Student Meals Distribution Plan

    ACPS has multiple distribution meal site locations throughout Alexandria for all ACPS students and children over the age of two. 

    GRAB-AND-GO MEAL LOCATIONS:

    Grab and Go meals are available Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9 to 11 a.m. at the following locations:

    • William Ramsay Elementary School
      5700 Sanger Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22311
    • Francis C. Hammond Middle School
      4646 Seminary Road, Alexandria, VA 22304
    • Cora Kelly School for Math, Science and Technology
      3600 Commonwealth Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22305
    • Jefferson-Houston PreK-8 IB School
      1501 Cameron Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
    • Mount Vernon Community School
      2601 Commonwealth Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22305
    • Patrick Henry K-8 School
      4643 Taney Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22304
    • T.C. Williams High School
      3330 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22304

    POP-UP SITE MEAL LOCATIONS - DISTRIBUTED FROM DASH BUSES:

    Grab and Go meals are available Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, distributed from DASH buses at the following sites:

    • Mason Apartments at 75 South Reynolds Street, Alexandria, VA 22304
      11:25 to 11:55 a.m.
    • Brent Place Apartments at 375 South Reynolds Street, Alexandria, VA 22304
      10:45 to 11:15 a.m.
    • Ruby Tucker Family Center at 322 Tancil Court, Alexandria, VA 22314
      10:05 to 10:30 a.m.
    • Community Lodgings at 607 Notabene Drive, Alexandria, VA 22305
      10:45 to 11:15 a.m.
    • Old Towne West Apartments (parking lot) at 500 South Alfred Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
      10:40 to 11:05 a.m.
    • Corner of Florence Drive and Four Mile Road, Alexandria, VA 22305
      11:20 to 11:50 a.m.
    • The Fields at 4309 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA 22304
      12:00 to 12:30 p.m.
    • Bennington Crossing Apartments at 441 North Armistead Street, Alexandria, VA 22312
      11:50 a.m. to 12:20 p.m.
    • 2727 Duke Street (behind Bank of America), Alexandria, VA 22314
      11:15 to 11:40 a.m.

    NO SIGN UP OR REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED TO RECEIVE MEALS.

    Meals consist of breakfast and lunch and include, for example, fresh fruits and vegetables and sandwiches for multiple days.

    NOTE: No food distribution will occur on Tuesdays or Thursdays. The limited days for distribution is to support the practice of social distancing and to limit social gatherings. Meals for two days will be provided on Mondays and Wednesdays, and meals for three days will be provided on Fridays.

    Other Food Resources in the City of Alexandria

    See the City of Alexandria's Food Assistance webpage for a listing of resources, including a food distribution events dashboard.

    Text the word FOOD (or COMIDA) to 877-877 to find the nearest emergency food distribution sites.

    SAFETY REMINDER:

    Please remember to wear a face covering and observe social distancing practices while at the food distribution site by maintaining six feet of personal space between you and other families or individuals.

    Anyone exhibiting symptoms of a respiratory illness like fever, runny nose, sore throat, coughing or difficulty breathing on the day of food distribution or in the previous 24 hours should not visit a food distribution site but call a healthcare provider instead. If you do not have a primary care physician and are not enrolled in a clinic, you may CALL an urgent care center or emergency room.

    Media Release - DC CEP and Applications SY 20-21 (PDF)

    Public Release for Provision 2 Schools SY20-21 (PDF)

  • Questions?

    Send us your question in English, Spanish, Arabic or Amharic:

    • Call or text 703-844-1763 (English)
    • Call or text 703-844-3424 (Spanish)
    • Call or text 703-927-6866 (Amharic)
    • Call or text 703-927-7095 (Arabic)
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