In all the pandemic hoopla, it’s easy to suggest all public facilities be closed to protect children and the elderly. But many children depend upon schools and their school meal programs. Closing the schools has closed their cupboards.

Fortunately several sites have popped up around King County to take care of this problem.

All children up to 18yrs of age are eligible to receive a free packed breakfast/lunch meal at the sites below. Even better, children do not need to be enrolled in that school district to receive meals. They do, however, need to be present to pick up their food.

With the schools officially being closed, it isn’t possible for children and students to eat at the schools, so make sure to arrange for a way to get home safely.

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Bellevue School District

  • Sammamish High School, 100 140th Ave SE, Bellevue, WA 98005
  • Lake Hills Elementary, 14310 SE 12th St, Bellevue, WA 98007

Dates: Monday, March 16th through March 27th
Time: 11-12pm

For more information please visit: https://bsd405.org/services/nutrition-services/grab-go-meals/. Adults may purchase meals (breakfast $3.25; lunch $4.75). For more information contact Nutrition Services at (425) 456-4507.


Federal Way Public Schools

Dates: Starting, Monday, March 16th (meals will not be provided during spring break week, April 6-10, 2020)
Times: 10 a.m. and noon, Monday through Friday

For more information: Please visit www.fwps.org to view the list of locations and times the FRED bus will be available.


Renton Public Schools

Locations: In front of each Renton School

Additional Locations:

  • Green Tree/Park Hill, 6900 S 125th St, Seattle
  • Creston Point, 13445 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Seattle
  • Royal Hills, 3000 Royal Hills Dr SE, Renton
  • Stonebrook, 12210 SE Petrovitsky Rd, Renton

Dates: Beginning Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Times: 11:00 to 12:00 daily during the school week

The Renton School District website has been updated. For more information please visit: https://www.rentonschools.us/students-families


Seattle Public Schools

Date: Beginning Monday, March 16

Location: 26 school sites throughout the city available for all SPS students. These 26 sites will become central locations for family and student resource distribution.

Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. every weekday


Issaquah School District

Meals will be distributed at the following locations from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.:

For more information visit the website, https://issaquah.wednet.edu/family/supports


Bainbridge Island Schools

Meals are available beginning March 18 to all Bainbridge Island kids ages 2-18. Meals can be picked up (curbside) on weekdays between 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. at the following schools: 

  • Captain Johnston Blakely Elementary, 4704 Blakely Avenue Bainbridge Island
  • Ordway Elementary School, 8555 Madison Avenue N, Bainbridge Island
  • Captain Charles Wilkes Elementary School, 12781 Madison Avenue NE
    Bainbridge Island

No meal service will be available during the Spring Break, the week of April 6-10. 


Highline Public Schools

  • Big Picture Schools, 440 South 186th Street Burien 98148
  • Cascade Middle School, 11212 10th Ave. SW Seattle 98146
  • Central Office, 15676 Ambaum Blvd SW, Burien 98166
  • Chinook Middle School, 18650 42nd Ave. S, SeaTac 98188
  • Evergreen High School, 830 SW 116th St., Seattle 98146
  • Glacier Middle School, 2450 South 142nd Street, SeaTac 98168
  • Highline High School, 615 S 200th St, Des Moines 98198 (Olympic Interim Site)
  • Madrona Elementary School, 20301 32nd Ave S, SeaTac 98198
  • Mount Rainier High School, 22450 19th Ave S, Des Moines 98198
  • Pacific Middle School, 22705 24th Pl. S, Des Moines 98198
  • Sylvester Middle School, 16222 Sylvester Rd. SW, Burien 98166
  • Tyee High School,4424 S 188th St., SeaTac 98188
  • White Center Heights Elementary, 10015 6th Ave SW, Seattle 98146

For more information please visit: https://www.highlineschools.org/about/news/news-details/~board/district-news/post/all-schools-closed-effective-march-16


Shoreline School District

Shoreline School District will provide meals all students 18 and under each weekday. Meals can be picked up at Shoreline Schools Central Kitchen at Hamlin Park off 15th Ave. NE (map available on the district website) and Shorewood High School (17300 Fremont Ave. N.) each weekday from 11:30 am-12:30 pm. 

For more details, visit the website at https://www.shorelineschools.org/Domain/1960.


Tukwila School District

The Tukwila School District Transportation Department is now Tukwila Fresh. “Tukwila Fresh” will be delivering breakfast and lunch to all children aged 18 and under, at any Tukwila School District bus stop, at regularly scheduled morning pick up times, Monday through Friday.

If you miss the bus delivery, please go to any Tukwila School District school for distribution of free breakfast and lunch between, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Please form a single file line at the bus stop. Wait for the school bus door to open before you approach the bus. A food service person will be standing in the door of the bus and will hand you your meals. Please take a bags and walk safely and quickly away from the bus to a safe location.

Dates: Beginning Monday, March 16th through Friday April 24th

For more information please visit: the district website at www.tukwilaschools.org for the bus stop locations and morning pick up times. If you need additional assistance, please call 206-901-8050.


Kent School District

  • Carriage Crest Elementary, 18235 140th Ave SE, Renton 98058
  • Covington Elementary, 25811 156th Ave SE, Covington 98042
  • Cedar Heights Middle School, 19640 SE 272nd St.,  Covington 98042
  • Kent Elementary, 24700 64th Ave S.,  Kent 98032
  • Kent-Meridian High School, 10020 SE 256th St.,  Kent 98030
  • Kentridge High School, 12430 SE 208th St., Kent 98031
  • Kent East Hill YMCA, 10828 SE 248th St. Kent 98030

Dates: Starting, Tuesday, March 17th
Time: 10:00-11:00am for both breakfast and lunch sack meals.

All locations are subject to change. For the most up to date information please visit: The Kent School District website at https://www.kent.k12.wa.us/Page/12170


Northshore School District

NSD is offering free meals for all kids ages 18 and younger, that must be pre-ordered each day between 6 p.m. and 9 a.m. at any of the following:

  • Autumn Chase Apartments, 20415 Bothell Everett Hwy., Bothell, WA 98012, 11:15 – 11:30 a.m.
  • Campbell Run Apartments, 13305 NE 171st St., Woodinville, WA 98072, 10:55 – 11:10 a.m.
  • Canyon Park Middle School, 23723 23rd Ave SE, Bothell, WA 98021, 10:55 – 11:10 a.m.
  • Cedar Park Apartments, 7512 NE Bothell Way, Kenmore, WA 98028, 10:55 – 11:10 a.m.
  • Cottage Lake Elementary, 15940 Avondale Rd NE, Woodinville, WA 98077, 11:20 – 11:35 a.m.
  • Crystal Springs Elementary, 21615 9th Ave SE Bothell, WA 98021, 11:35 – 11:50 a.m.
  • Fernwood Elementary, 3933 Jewell Rd Bothell, WA 98012, 10:55 – 11:10 a.m.
  • Frank Love Elementary, 303 224th St SW, Bothell, WA 98021, 11:15 – 11:25 a.m.
  • Greenbrier Heights Family Apartments, 18746 144th Ave NE Woodinville, WA 98072, 10:55 – 11:10 a.m.
  • Greenleaf Apartments, 16718 Juanita Dr NE, Kenmore WA 98028 11:35 – 11:50 a.m.
  • Heritage Park Apartments, 9834 NE 190th St, Bothell, WA 98011, 10:55 – 11:10 a.m.
  • Kenmore Elementary, 19121 71st Ave NE, Kenmore, WA 98028, 10:55 – 11:10 a.m.
  • Kenmore Middle School, 20323 66th Ave NE Kenmore, WA 98028, 11:35 – 11:50 a.m.
  • Lakewood Mobile Park, 6905 Northeast 182nd St., Kenmore, WA, 11:15 – 11:30 a.m.
  • Lazy Wheels Mobile Park, 10515 Woodinville Dr. Bothell, WA 98011, 11:35 – 11:50 a.m.
  • Maywood Hills Elementary, 19510 104th Ave NE, Bothell, WA 98011, 11:15 – 11:30 a.m.
  • North Creek High School, 3613 191st Pl SE, Bothell, WA 98012, 11:00 – 12:00 p.m.
  • Northshore Middle School, 12101 NE 160th St., Bothell, WA 98011, 11:00 – 12:00 p.m.
  • Parklane Townhomes, 20310 Bothell Everett Hwy., Bothell, WA 98012, 11:15 – 11:30 a.m.
  • Pop Keeney Stadium, 9809 NE 188th St. Bothell, WA 98011, 11:45 – 12:00 p.m.
  • Rivercroft Apartments, 12109 Woodinville Dr., Bothell WA 98011, 11:40 – 11:55 a.m.
  • Riverside Drive Mobile Estates, 11510 E Riverside Dr., Bothell WA 98011, 11:20 – 11:35 a.m.
  • Shelton View Elementary, 23400 5th Ave W Bothell, WA 98021, 10:55 – 11:10 a.m.
  • Sunrise Elementary School, 14075 172nd Ave NE, Redmond, WA 98052, 11:50 – 12:00 p.m.
  • The Retreat at Bothell Apartments, 18101 126th Ave NE, Bothell, WA 98011, 11:40 – 11:55 a.m.
  • Thunderbird Mobile Park, 19330 Winesap Rd., Bothell, WA 9801211:35 – 11:50 a.m.
  • Timbers at Kenmore, 18930 68th Ave NE, Kenmore, WA 98028, 11:15 – 11:30 a.m.
  • Twin Creek Mobile Park, 1627 208th St SE, Bothell WA 98012, 11:35 – 11:50 a.m.
  • Valley View Mobile Home Park, 12033 Woodinville Dr., Bothell WA 9801111:20 – 11:30 a.m.
  • Willow Tree Apartments, 2129 Maltby Rd, Bothell WA 98021, 10:55 – 11:10 a.m.
  • Woodin Elementary, 12950 NE 195th St, Bothell, WA 98011, 10:55 – 11:10 a.m.
  • Woodinville High School, 19819 136th Ave NE, Woodinville, WA 9807211:00 – 12:00 p.m.
  • Woodinville Park and Ride, 17800 140th Ave NE, Woodinville, WA 98072, 11:20 – 11:35 a.m.

For more info, go to https://www.nsd.org/northshorelearns/meals.


Lake Washington School District

For more information please visit: https://www.lwsd.org/programs-and-services/health-services/coronavirus-information


Auburn School District

Beginning Monday, March 16 free breakfast and lunch will be given to any child ages 1-18 years at every school site. Students do not need to qualify for free or reduced lunch to receive a meal. Meals will be available for pick up at each school from 8:30-9:30 a.m. and 11:00-12:30 p.m. every weekday. Any student will be served at any school even if not enrolled in that school or in the Auburn School District.

For more information please visit: https://www.auburn.wednet.edu/