Beginning March 23rd, Porterville Unified School District (PUSD) will provide meals at no cost to children ages 1-18 at PUSD elementary, middle, and high school locations from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. This “Grab-N-Go” service will offer both drive-thru and walk-up stations providing both a lunch meal and a breakfast meal for the next morning. In addition, PUSD will be offering meal pickup at various outlying locations (please see locations and arrival times below).
Each child must be present in order to pick up a “Grab-N-Go” lunch and breakfast meal to eat at home. Children need to eat their Lunch meal or refrigerate them within 30 minutes of pickup. This includes refrigerating breakfast meals for the following day.
Meals for students with special dietary needs are available at Student Nutrition Services located at 900 W. Pioneer Ave., between 9 a.m. and 12 p.m., Monday-Friday or contact them at 559-782-7062.
Below are the locations and arrival times for the routes:
Route 1 (Yokohl Valley, Balch Park, Springville)
10:30 a.m. - Yokohl Valley Drive and Balch Park Road, Springville
11:00 a.m. - Springville Elementary, 35424 Ward Ave., Springville
11:30 a.m. - Cattle Drive and Mustang Drive
11:50 a.m. - River Island Country Club Parking Lot
Route 2 (Success Lake Area / Highway 190)
10:15 a.m. - Future Ready Lab, 31374 Success Valley Drive
10:35 a.m. - Success Market, 28420 Hwy 190
10:50 a.m. - Eagles Nest, 27798 Hwy 190
11:15 a.m. - 1168 E. Poplar – 11:15 a.m.
Route 3 (Richgrove / Ducor)
10:20 a.m. - 709 Rowland, Richgrove
11:00 a.m. - 5580 Road 234, Ducor
Route 6 (Poplar)
10:15 a.m. - Labor Camp, 16153 Road 192
10:45 a.m. - Poplar Water Tower
11:10 a.m. - Romo Furniture, 21058 Ave 152
For nutrition questions, please call Student Nutrition Services at 559-782-7062.
For information about outlying pickup locations, call the transportation department at 559-782-7092.