DeKalb Schools adds feeding sites at more schools, community centers

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The DeKalb County School District will provide meals or snacks at 23 sites while school buildings are closed. Photo: Curtis Compton/ccompton@ajc.com

By Marlon A. Walker

The DeKalb County School District will now offer food to students from 23 locations, up from seven announced Friday.

Students can receive bagged lunches between 10 a.m. and noon at 14 schools across the county, the district said in a press release. Those Schools are:

Cross Keys High School

Sequoyah Middle School

Idlewood Elementary School

Tucker Middle School

Lithonia High School

Marbut Elementary School

Clarkston High School

Jolly Elementary School

Chapel Hill Middle School

Narvie J. Harris Elementary School

Mary McLeod Bethune Middle School

Canby Lane Elementary School

Ronald E. McNair Middle School

Early Learning Center

The district also will provide snacks daily from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the following recreation centers, through a partnership with the DeKalb County government:

Gresham Recreation, 3113 Gresham Road in Atlanta; Exchange Intergenerational, 2771 Columbia Drive in Decatur; Redan Recreation, 1839 Phillips Road in Lithonia; Tobie Grant, 644 Parkdale Drive in Scottdale; N.H. Scott, 2230 Tilson Road in Decatur; Lucious Sanders, 2484 Bruce Street in Lithonia; Mason Mill, 1340- B McConnell Drive in Decatur; Hamilton, 3263 Chapel Street in Scottdale; and Midway Recreation Center, 3181 Midway Road in Decatur.

Other food also will be distributed once a week beginning March 23 through a partnership with the Atlanta Community Food Bank at some feeding sites.

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