Niles Township High School District D219 will provide free breakfasts and lunches to students for pickup during the summer break. The schools will distribute two days’ worth of meals on Mondays and three days’ worth on Wednesdays. Distribution is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on those days. The meals are prepared by Quest Food Management Services. There is no charge for the meals.
Students from several elementary sender school districts will also be able to pick up meals at the high schools.
Here are the pickup locations:
Niles West High School, 5701 W. Oakton St., Skokie
Door 13, South Lobby entrance (south side of school, enter off Gross Point Road)
For students from Niles West, Skokie-Morton Grove School District 69, Niles Elementary School District 71 and Skokie Fairview School District 72
Niles North High School, 9800 N. Lawler Ave., Skokie
Door 12 (Athletics entrance on west side of school)
For students from Niles North and East Prairie School District 73
Julia S. Molloy Education Center, 8701 Menard Ave., Morton Grove
For students from Niles Township Special Education District 807 (up to 22 years old) and students from Morton Grove School District 70
Distribution will take place outside each school building to ensure the safety and sanitation of the building during this shutdown. Students or their families may simply approach or drive up to the distribution point, and quickly pick up the meals. The last pickup for this program is on Wednesday, August 5.
This information pertains only to the food distribution program conducted by Niles Township High School District 219 in conjunction with some of the Morton Grove/Niles/Skokie elementary school districts.
Other school districts in our area may be conducting their own food distribution programs. Please consult your neighborhood school district’s website or mailer information for other food distribution programs that may be available to you.
The Niles Township Government Food Pantry is also making food available to township residents of all ages. For more information, please visit http://nilestownshipgov.com.