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    From the week of April 13th onward, we will be distributing a week’s worth of food to all children 18 and under every Friday at our select school sites. The meal pick-up timeframe will still be from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM on Fridays, and existing meal pick-up rules (all children 18 and under will be served; children must be present for meal pick-up) will still apply. 

    Alta Vista Elementary School - 1050 S Euclid Ave, Sarasota
    Atwater Elementary School – 4701 Huntsville Ave, North Port
    Booker High School – 3201 North Orange Ave, Sarasota
    Fruitville Elementary School – 601 Honore Ave, Sarasota
    Garden Elementary School -700 Center Rd, Venice
    Lamarque Elementary School - 3415 Lamargue Ave, North Port
    North Port High School – 6400 West Price Blvd, North Port
    Sky Academy (Englewood) - 871 S River Rd, Englewood (Complete Food Request Form)
    Wilkinson Elementary School - 3400 Wilkinson Rd, Sarasota

    Children must be in the car for staff to verify in order for parents and guardians to receive a meal. Parents and guardians should follow the signs when entering each of the school campuses. Our Food & Nutrition Services department will attempt to accommodate a child's allergens – parents and guardians will need to email Kristen.Pulfer@sarasotacountyschools.net with allergen considerations, school location for pick-up, and approximate time of pick-up.

    Additionally, we have been made aware of a few Englewood/Port Charlotte meal pick-up sites provided by Charlotte County Schools. Children must be present to pick up meals. Please note, the meal pick-up timeframe for each location below is from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM:

    L.A. Ainger Middle School – 245 Cougar Way, Rotonda West
    Myakka River Elementary – 12650 Willmington Blvd, Port Charlotte
    Peace River Elementary - 4070 Beaver Ln, Port Charlotte
    Neil Armstrong Elementary - 22100 Breezeswept Ave.Port Charlotte
    Port Charlotte High School – 18200 Cochran Blvd, Port Charlotte

Local Food Distribution Sites

  • All Faith Food Bank Schedule | APR 19-25

  • Boys & Girls Club of Charlotte County

  • New Hope Food Pantry | 1:00 - 5:00 PM