Local districts and Houston Food Bank offering food distribution to families during COVID-19 outbreak

Area school districts are offering meals and food to kids during the COVID-19 outbreak despite school closures. 

Houston ISD and the Houston Food Bank are offering food distribution at area schools throughout the district to help students and families who rely on school meals. Curbside pickup will be offered at all locations and social distancing enforced for those that walk to the school and need to line-up for distribution.

HISD Distribution location and operating hours


Aldine ISD's Child Nutrition Department will be delivering free curbside meals to families the week of March 16-20 and on March 23 while schools are closed due to COVID-19. Students 18 and under must be present to receive meals. Breakfast will be served from 7:30 - 9:00 a.m. and lunch will be served 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Meals will be located at the front of each school

Aldine High School

Aldine Middle School

-Blanson CTE High School

Carroll Elementary

Carver High School

Davis Senior High School

Drew Academy

Eisenhower Senior High School

Ermel Elementary

Escamilla Elementary

Francis Elementary

Garcia Middle School

Greenspoint Elementary

Harris Elementary

Jones Elementary

Jones Middle School

Kujawa Elementary

MacArthur Senior High School

Mead Middle School

Nimitz Senior High School

Shotwell Middle School

Teague Middle School


Channelview ISD Child Nutrition Services will provide free, healthy, drive-thru meals to children 18 and under regardless of Channelview ISD enrollment. 

Meals will be available at the following locations during the week of March 16 - 20 from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. and from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.: 

 - Crenshaw Elementary 

 - DeZavala Elementary

 - Hamblen Elementary 

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Free drive-thru meals to all children 18 years or younger 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Children must be in the vehicle to obtain the meals provided. The drive-thru service will be at the Cleveland Middle School student drop off/pick up area. entering the campus on Truman Street, then exiting in front of the campus on Highway 321.


CyFair ISD is offering curbside Meals beginning Monday, March 16. Breakfast will be available from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Lunch will be available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dinner will be available from 4 pm.m to 6 p.m.

Children 18 years and younger (must be present) may pick up meals at any CFISD school listed; this is not dependent on where the student is enrolled.

Schools available for curbside meals:

 - Arnold MS

 - Bane ES

 - Cy Creek HS

 - Cy Lakes HS

 - Cy Park HS

 - Cy Ridge HS

 - Cy Springs HS

 - Danish ES

 - Francone ES

 - Frazier ES

 - Holbrook ES

 - Horne ES

 - Kirk ES

 - Langham Creek HS

 - Thornton MS

Beginning Tuesday, March 17, Goodson MS will be added to the original list of schools. 



East Chambers ISD child nutrition department will be providing breakfast and lunch for students. Parents may pick up breakfast and lunch between the hours of 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. or lunch only between the hours of 10 a.m. and 1 a.m. by curbside service at the dome cafeteria beginning Monday.

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Fort Bend ISD is offering free meals for all youth and ensuring children have access to healthy meals.   

Starting Monday, March 16, Fort Bend ISD will be offering Grab and Go meals at no cost to children 18 and under and to students with disabilities without regard to age at 11 campuses from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. 

Children do not need to be enrolled in Fort Bend ISD to get free breakfast and lunch, but all children will need to be present in order to pick up the meals.  

‘Grab and Go’ Locations:

 -  Travis High School

 - Hodges Bend Middle School 

 - Kempner High School 

 - Sartartia Middle School

 - First Colony Middle School

 - Dulles High School

 - Missouri City Middle School

 - Elkins High School

 - Ridge Point High School 

 - McAuliffe Middle School

 - Hightower High School 

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To assist our families in meeting the needs of students during the Katy ISD closure, school breakfast and lunches will be offered to all Katy area children up to age 18, free of charge. 

Children do not need to be an enrolled Katy ISD student in order to receive a meal. The meals will be served at the campuses listed below from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday, beginning on Monday, March 16.

All meals will be provided in a "grab and go" style outside of the cafeteria near the covered walkway where buses pick up and drop off students. Families will not be able to enter the campus during the meal service. 

Katy Meal ‘Grab and Go’ Locations:

 - Bear Creek Elementary

 - Bethke Elementary

 - Golbow Elementary

 - Hutsell Elementary

 - Mayde Creek Elementary

 - Memorial Parkway Elementary

 - Sundown Elementary

 - West Memorial Elementary 

 - Williams Elementary

 - Tompkins High School



La Porte ISD will offer to-go breakfast and lunch at no cost during the week of March 16 for all children who are 18 years and younger.

In light of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, the packaged meals will be handed out drive-thru style near the gymnasium at James H. Baker Sixth Grade Campus.

Patrons are asked to enter the campus from Underwood and proceed through the car lines, where they will receive their meals. Because of state regulations, we can only provide meals to children who are present in the vehicle. In the interest of everyone’s health and safety, and staying with CDC recommendations, no one — other than La Porte ISD Nutrition Department employees — will be permitted to gather or eat on the premises. 

Breakfast is served from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. and lunch is served 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. from March 16 - 20. 


Tomball ISD will offer a free curbside meal service for all TISD students from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Tuesday, March 17 or Wednesday, March 18, at Tomball High School’s front entrance.

To limit exposure risk, we will provide meals for the week and families are asked to come one of the two days for their meals.

Please make sure and provide your student’s ID number upon pick-up. If you do not know your student’s ID number, you will be assisted. Please choose one of the two designated days to pick up meals.

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