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SARASOTA COUNTY SCHOOLS ANNOUNCES FREE MEALS FOR ALL CHILDREN 18 YEARS AND YOUNGER

SARASOTA COUNTY, September 22, 2020 – Thanks to a program extension from the USDA, Sarasota County Schools will now feed all children 18 years and younger for free through December 31, 2020, including children not currently enrolled in Sarasota County Schools. 

Free Meal Program Summary:

  • All children 18 years or younger will be provided free breakfast and lunch starting September 21, 2020
  • Meal menus and procedures will look the same for both in-person and remote learners
  • For in-person learners, à la cart items will be charged to the student account
  • Remote learners and nonstudents will need to order meals on MySchoolBucks before 5 pm every Thursday
  • If you do not have a MySchoolBucks account, please create one 
  • Students do not need to be in the vehicle; however a valid student ID is required (state-issued ID, birth certificate, student ID or a copy of student report card)
  • Meals will be picked up on Tuesdays; confirm your school's pick up time 
  • Meal pick up locations can be selected when ordering on MySchoolBucks

Contact the SCS Food & Nutrition team if you have any questions or special requests at (941) 486-2199. For additional family food resources, please visit All Faiths Food Bank.

Meal Pickup Schedule