School Meal Distribution Sites

School Food Distribution Options: Due to limited resources at this time, please utilize these options only if you are truly in need of food. 

Washtenaw ISD

Washtenaw Intermediate School District will provide meals for students in our special education programs with specific dietary needs. The district will reach out directly to students and their families. All other students should utilize meal services provided by the district in which they reside. All Washtenaw County public school districts' meal distribution plans are listed below. 


Ann Arbor Public Schools

AAPS COVID-19 website

Food distribution will occur at the following sites to ensure students continue to receive meals while AAPS buildings are closed.  Full details available on Ann Arbor Public Schools' website.  Pick-ups are 11am to 12:30pm.

AAPS Food Service Hotline – If you have food allergy needs or cannot make it to a pick-up location please call 734-994-2265. Arrangements will be made.

Food Pick-Up Locations from 11:00 am-12:30 pm (unless specified otherwise)
1.) Peace Neighborhood Center (distribution only 12:00-1:15 pm)-  Peace Maple Meadows Satellite – West Arbor Satellite - 1111 N. Maple Rd.                   
2.) Arbor Club Apartments - 1100 Rabbit Run
3.) Avalon Housing - 701 Miller and also 1500 Pauline
4.) Coachville  - 3423 Carpenter Road
5.) Arbor Meadows on W. Michigan

6.) Community Action Network (CAN):

  • Arrowwood Hills Community Center - 2566 Arrowwood Trl.
  • Bryant Community Center - 3 W. Eden Ct.
  • Green Baxter Court Community Center - 1737 Green Rd.
  • Hikone Community Center - 2724 Hikone Dr.

7.) Pinelake Village Coop - outside the clubhouse - 2680 Adrienne Dr.
8.) Lakestone Apartments - outside the clubhouse - 4275 Eyrie Dr.
9.) Scio Farms - outside the clubhouse - 6655 Jackson Rd.
10.) Orchard Grove - outside the clubhouse - 2835 S. Wagner
11.) Carpenter Elementary – outside the school - 4250 Central Blvd.
12.) Scarlett Middle School – outside the school - 3300 Lorraine
13.) Carrot Way - 1731 Dhu Varren

Additional resources available: AAPS Community Resources webpage.

Chelsea School District

CSD COVID-19 website
For students in need of food, Chelsea School District Food Service will provide sack breakfast and lunch student meals during the school closure. The pick-up times will be as follows:

  • Meals for 3/30 - 4/3 - Friday 3/27 from 10am to 12pm

The pick-up location will be the Chelsea High School Commons Entrance.  There will be signage to direct you to the curb side pick-up.

If you do not have transportation, contact the district at 734-433-2208 ext. 6082 to discuss alternative plans. 

Faith in Action will also be supporting families, as well.  You can reach them at (734) 475-3305.

Dexter Community Schools

DCS website.
DCS is offering breakfast and lunch to any child 18-years of age or younger who attends DCS or lives in the community. This includes children who are younger than 5-years of age. Special Education Students under 26-years of age with a current IEP also qualify. Meals will be distributed as bagged meals with multiple days of food.

Drive-up pickup is located in the Mill Creek Parking Lot. Drive-up pickup will be held from 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Fridays until April 6th. Each pickup will include breakfast and lunch for 5 days worth per child. If demand for food exceeds our estimates, we will host additional pickup days/times. Families can pickup on both Tuesdays and Fridays each week.

For families who cannot come in to pick up food or have special dietary needs, we have established a hotline number to call - 734-424-4186. Children do not have to be present with their parents to pick up food.


Lincoln Consolidated Schools

LCS website.
During the school closure,  Lincoln will provide food service meals (breakfast and lunch) to ALL students in the District, free of charge:

  • Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 10:00 am-1:00 pm noon: Drive thru grab & go meals behind LHS East Cafe in the bus loop. Meals will be provided for 3 days at a time. Meals are available for all students in the district, free of charge.

If you or someone you know has transportation issues and cannot pick up needed meals, call the Lincoln hotline at 484-7072 to discuss.

Lincoln COVID-19 updates and resources:


Manchester Community Schools

MCS website.
MCS, working with Chartwells Food Service, is pleased to provide "to go" meals available for pick-up from 11am to 1pm during future dates to be determined.

Pick up location is Manchester Jr/Sr High school bus loop. Meals will be distributed as bag meals for the days outlined above.

For families who have food allergies, special dietary needs or cannot make it to the pick-up location for food please call 734-428-9711 Ext. 1120 or email and arrangements will be made. These meals are intended for any child 18 years of age or younger - this includes children that are younger than 5 years old, and any child with special needs up to 26 years old. NOTE - Please fill out this form as far in advance as possible to help us obtain accurate numbers for each distribution day


Milan Area Schools

MAS website.
If you are in need of food service from Milan Area Schools, you can access these resources using one of the two following methods:

  • On Tuesday, bus drivers will drive their regular afternoon bus runs.  Students and/or parents need to be at their bus stop at your student’s regular drop-off time. Volunteers will hand-off the meals.  Interaction with these volunteers should be minimized for safety and scheduling purposes.
  • On Tuesday, a drive-through site will be made available for all district families in need of food at Paddock Elementary between 4:30 PM and 6:30 PM. Families should not exit their vehicles.

Information regarding further food service distribution will be available Wednesday morning.


Saline Area Schools

SAS website.
Saline Area Social Services, 244 West Michigan Avenue, 734-429-4570.  All distributions will be pre-packaged and distributed in the SASS parking lot, during the hours of Monday 10-5:30 pm, Tuesday & Thursday 10-2:30 pm.  

Saline Area Social Services will provide each household with a week supply of groceries, which includes fresh produce, bread, protein, dairy items, non-perishables, healthy snacks, two rolls of toilet paper, and a bar of soap.  

In working with Saline Area Schools food service, we will also be providing additional food from food services, which will include fresh produce, milk, yogurt & additional items.  

Highest food donation list includes: healthy snacks, packaged boxed meals, yogurt, sliced cheese, cheese sticks, pasta, canned pasta sauce, (fresh fruit~bananas, berries), peanut butter & jelly, toilet paper, grocery gift cards. Volunteers call 734-476-7831.


Whitmore Lake Public Schools

WLPS website.
We will be providing grab and go breakfast and lunches for students in need during the school shutdown. The details are as follows:

  • When: March 16-March 27
  • Where: Front Doors of Whitmore Lake Elementary School
    • 1077 Barker Rd. Whitmore Lake, MI 48189
  • Breakfast: Pick up between 8 a.m.-9 a.m.
  • Lunch: Pick up between 11:30 a.m. -1 p.m.

We want to be able to provide food to all our students in need. To help us plan the right amount of food, please fill out this form

If your family is unable to pick up the meals, but still are in need of assistance, please fill out this form, and we will do our best to meet your needs.


Ypsilanti Community Schools

YCS website
Free breakfast & lunch program. Families are welcome to pick up food for kids and food is served on Thursdays from 11:00 am-1:00 pm while available, and some sites also offer an additional 4:00-6:00 pm pick-up. Meal pickup for 1 week at a time and is free of charge to all children.

Food distribution sites are as follows:

11:00 am-1:00 pm on Thursdays:

  • Strong Tower Ministries (134 Spencer Lane)**
  • Parkridge Community Center (591 Armstrong)**
  • West Willow Community Center (2057 Tyler Road)
  • Ypsilanti High School (2095 Packard Rd)
  • A.C.C.E. (1076 Ecorse Road)
  • Erikson Elementary School (1421 Levona Street)
  • Holmes Elementary School (1255 Holmes Road)
  • Arbor One Apartments (799 Green Road, Ypsi)
  • Sycamore Meadows (1273 Stamford)
  • Christian Love Fellowship (1601 Stamford)
  • ** designates a 4:00-6:00 pm pick-up option too.

Visit for up to date information.

Other Community Food Distribution

Food Gatherers

During the coronavirus – as with other emergencies – Food Gatherers will continue its operations and distribute food to people in the communities we serve. Our services may be expanded and/or modified to best address our community’s needs as the public health situation develops, but we will continue providing food. Visit their website here for hours of operation.

Hope Clinic
Hope Clinic will be distributing hot meals to go in the evenings, Saturdays, Sundays, Mondays and Thursdays. They will have emergency groceries available during operating hours. Click here for more information about Hope Clinic's food distribution and hot meal hours.

SOS Community Services
SOS has pantry days on Tuesday 1:00-6:30 pm and Wednesday 9:00-1:00pm. You will receive pre-bagged groceries and no appointment is necessary. Click here for more information about SOS Community Services' food distribution and other services.

Community Action Network
CAN's food programs at Bryant, Arrowwood Hills, Green Baxter Court, and Hikone will remain in operation during this time, but center hours will be shifting to maintain the safety of our families, staff, and volunteers. CAN's After School Programs will remain closed when AAPS and Lincoln Consolidated are closed. Click here for more information about CAN's food distribution sites and hours.

Peace Neighborhood Center
We have produce distribution on Fridays 10am-12pm at our main center 1111 N. Maple Rd.  See above with AAPS. Click here for more information about Peace Neighborhood Center's food distribution and hours.