Metro Schools Offer Food Boxes For Families

Posted at 5:18 PM, Jan 24, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-12 00:06:19-05

Officials with Metro Schools said they were set to distribute 2,200 boxes of food.

The food boxes have been provided by Second Harvest and the distribution was in cooperation with the Mayor’s Office, United Way, and Hands on Nashville.

Those involved said the boxes were for families who were experiencing extra need due to school closures because of the winter weather.

Distribution centers have been planned at ten schools across Nashville.

The following locations have been scheduled to be open from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursdaday:

  • Apollo Middle School, 631 Richards Road, 37013
  • Bordeaux Early Learning Center, 1910 S Hamilton Road, 37218
  • Cole Elementary Family Resource Center, 5060 Colemont Drive, 37013
  • Glencliff High Family Resource Center, 160 Antioch Pike, 37211
  • Madison Middle Family Resource Center, 300 Old Hickory Boulevard, 37115
  • Maplewood High Family Resource Center, 401 Maplewood Lane, 37216
  • Napier Elementary Family Resource Center, 60 Fairfield Avenue, 37210
  • Pearl-¬Cohn High Family Resource Center, 904 26th Avenue North, 37208
  • Shwab Elementary, 1500 Dickerson Road, 37207
  • Tusculum Elementary Family Resource Center, 4917 Nolensville Pike, 37211

The boxes included items like pasta and sauce, peanut butter, canned soups, and other non-perishable items.

Any families with questions can call United Way’s 2-1-1 Helpline or the Metro Schools Customer Service Center at 615-259-INFO (615-259-4636).