Meal distribution shifts to Thursday just on Feb. 11

District staff stand by hundreds of bags of food they packed before Memorial Day weekend.

Free student meal distributions will move to Thursday on Feb. 11 due to the vacation day.  Students are off school from Friday Feb. 12 through Monday, Feb. 15 for mid-winter break.

Dearborn Public Schools distributes free student meals every Friday from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 15 locations.  The Thursday, Feb. 11, distribution will also be from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Distributions will move back to Friday on Feb. 19.

Each bag or box contains a week worth of lunches and breakfasts for one student.  Weekly distributions are expected to continue in the same format until COVID numbers improve enough that students start to return to school in a blended learning model.

Meals are available for all of our students and any child in the home under the age of 18.

Any adult or student can come to one of the distribution sites and pick up the food for their students.  The student does not need to attend that school or be present at pickup.

Meals are available each week at Bryant Middle School, Dearborn High School, Edsel Ford High School, Fordson High School, Henry Ford Elementary, the Dearborn Heights Campus (Howe/STEM/Berry Center), Lowrey School, Maples Elementary, McCollough-Unis, McDonald Elementary, Miller Elementary, Salina Intermediate, Smith Middle School, Stout Middle School and Woodworth Middle School. 

Dearborn Public Schools began offering free food distribution in March just days after schools were ordered to close to slow the spread of COVID-19.  The district continues to distribute about 100,000 meals a week.