Meal resources for families

Multnomah County school districts will continue to provide meal assistance during comprehensive distance education this fall. Here is district information followed by community orgranizations and restaurants we know of that are helping the community. The SUN Service System also has information on accessing food during COVID-19 closures.

We have done our best to provide current information. Please confirm meal availability through the links shared below.

Due to poor air quality, sites may be closed. Please check the websites to confirm if the meals programs are available. [posted 9/15]

Centennial [updated 9/9/20]

A week's worth of breakfast and lunches will be available at walk up/drive up sites, 10:30 am-12:30 pm on Mondays at:
  • Powell Butte Elementary
  • Meadows Elementary
  • Parkland/Oliver Elementary
  • Patrick Lynch
  • Centennial High School

In addition, two bus routes with four stops each will be running. Please check the website for locations and times. Information about other food and non-food assistance is also available.

Food for Families, a nonprofit  food pantry / mobile market created by Centennial High School  students, has distributions at Centennial High School, 4-6 pm on the second and fourth Wednesdays, starting September 9. You will need to complete an authorization form prior to pick up. Schedule and forms are available on their website.

Corbett [updated 9/15/20]

For students on free and reduced lunch or if your family is in need during these trying times, lunch pick-up will be once a week to decrease the exposure of staff. Pick-up will be on Mondays from 9 am to 1 pm.  Meal bags will have snacks and lunches for a four-day school week for each student in your family. The Food Service Manager will be recording pickup information to comply with requirements of the Free & Reduced Lunch program.

If you need lunches delivered, or if these times do not work for you, please email Seth Tucker at stucker@corbett.k12.or.us

David Douglas [updated 9/15/20] 

Grab and Go meal bags with breakfast and lunch are available Monday-Friday. Families can walk or drive to pick up bags at schools, 12-1 pm, or bus stops, 11:50 am-12:50 pm. Please check the following links for location information.

Food pantries in David Douglas buildings are also available. Please check their website for locations and times.

Gresham-Barlow [updated 9/15/20]

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Grab and go meals will be available for curbside pickup, Monday - Friday, 11 am-12:30 pm. Meal applications are required at the start of each year to continue the free or reduced status from last school year. 

Meals will be one breakfast and one lunch per day.  Parents, guardians, or family members are permitted to pick up meals for students. Meals can be picked up in the front entrance of the schools listed below.
  • Gresham High School - 1200 N Main Street - Gresham, OR 97030
  • Sam Barlow High School - 5105 SE 302nd Avenue - Gresham, OR 97080-Site Closed due to Wildfires.
  • Clear Creek Middle School - 219 NE 219th Ave - Gresham, OR 97030
  • Gordon Russell Middle School - 3625 SE Powell Valley Rd - Gresham, OR 97080
  • East Gresham Elementary - 900 SE 5th St - Gresham, OR 97080
  • North Gresham Elementary - 1001 SE 217th Ave - Gresham, OR 97030
  • Hall Elementary - 2505 NE 23rd St - Gresham, OR 97030
  • Highland Elementary - 295 NE 24th St - Gresham, OR 97030
  • Hollydale Elementary - 505 SW Birdsdale Dr - Gresham, OR 97080
  • Hogan Cedars Elementary - 1770 SE Fleming Ave - Gresham, OR 97080

In addition to serving meals at the sites above, buses will be dropping off meals in neighborhoods and at various locations in the more rural part of our school district.

Parkrose [updated 9/15/20]

Grab & Go Meal Sites including Mobile Meal Sites will be open on school days, 11:30 am-1 pm. Any child 18 or under may pick up a meal at any one of the following sites:
  • Parkrose Middle School
  • Prescott Elementary
  • Russell Elementary
  • Sacramento Elementary
  • Shaver Elementary

Each meal bag will include breakfast and lunch. Students will be entered in our computer system, to allow for contact tracing. Any parent/guardian picking up meals for their student, will also need to give us their child’s name to be entered.

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Portland [updated 9/15/20]

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School meals for Fall 2020 will be available for pickup. Meal distribution will be Mondays and Wednesdays, 3 to 5 p.m. Please visit  the PPS website for a lst of schools as well as a form to fill out if you need home delivery.
 
Students will receive five days’ worth of meals each week. On Monday, they will get breakfast and lunch for Monday and Tuesday; on Wednesday, they will get meals for Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

Reynolds [updated 9/9/20]

Breakfast and lunch available for children up to age 18 and for curbside pickup (in cars or on foot) or in the partking lot. Monday-Friday, except on holidays.
Elementary Schools:  (11:30am–12:30pm)
  • Alder Elementary School
  • Davis Elementary School
  • Fairview Elementary School
  • Glenfair Elementary School
  • Hartley Elementary School
  • Margaret Scott Elementary School
  • Salish Ponds Elementary School
  • Sweetbriar Elementary School
  • Troutdale Elementary School
  • Wilkes Elementary School
  • Woodland Elementary School
  • Rockwood Preparatory Academy
Secondary Schools:  (11:30am–1:00pm)
  • HB Lee Middle School
  • Reynolds Middle School
  • Walt Morey Middle School
  • Reynolds High School

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Public food pantries are being held at the locations listed below. It is recommended that you arrive early as supplies run out quickly. 
  • Glenfair Elementary School: Tuesdays, 3:30-5:00 pm
  • Reynolds High School: Tuesdays, 3:30-5:30 pm
  • Alder Elementary School: Wednesdays, 4:00-6:00 pm (closed on September 9)
  • Reynolds Middle School: Fridays, 3:30-5:30 pm
Please check this post again later for more information about meal availability during comprehensive distance learning.

Agencies

Information may change so please check their websites.

C3 Pantry: Tuesdays and Saturday, doors open at 11:30am, shopping is 12-1pm

Mainspring Food Pantry continues to operate as an open air, farmers market, self select, walk/roll-in food pantry, Tuesdays thru Thursdays 9:30am-12:ishpm. They make every effort to serve everyone in line. Please bring bags for your food if you have access to them since they have a limited supply. You may access the food pantry once a month.

Meals 4 Kids: serves qualified children and families within the City of Portland. Please visit their website to complete a request form.

Northeast Emergency Food Program: June 25-September 26, they will be open Thursday and Saturday, 1-3 pm. Food boxes are prepared in advance for walk or drive up pick up.

Partners for a Hunger-free Oregon

Portland Adventist Community Services: offering prepacked food boxes for pick up,  Monday – Friday 9am– 11am.

Summer Meals site provides statewide information.

Sunshine Division:  free emergency food boxes to pick up or be delivered. They are located at 12436 SE Stark St, Portland, OR 97233. For hours and more information, please visit sunshinedivision.org or call  503.609.0285

William Temple House: offering food boxes, Tuesday-Thursday, 11 am-1 pm

Human Solutions and Central City Concern are picking up meals and delivering them to families in their apartment complexes.

For more information about access to food for families including the Oregon Food Bank, please call 211, or  text "FOOD" or "COMIDA" to 877-877 for Meals locations. or visit oregonfoodfinder.org.
 
Self Enhancement Inc also has a list of community food resources that includes sites in Multnomah, Clackamas, Washingon and Yamhill counties in Oregon and Vancouver, WA area schools.

Portland Parks & Recreation will be providing Free Lunch + Play programs this summer. 

Restaurants

There are many great local businesses stepping up to make sure students are fed. Please check their websites or call to confirm. Meals are available while supplies last and restaurants may also have limited hours or may close. 

831 SE Salmon St.
Registration required. Food pickup is Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 12-1 pm
 
Lionheart Coffee (Beaverton)
FREE brown bag lunches available for anyone who needs them at both locations. 
4590 SW Watson Ave.
11421 SW Scholls Ferry Rd
 
P’s and Q’s Market
Free meals to anyone in need. Call and ask for a “feed it forward” meal, then pickup meal within 15-30 min (server will tell you how long).
1301 NE Dekum St.
(503) 894-8979
 
Pita Pit in Oregon City

PDX Sliders
Free kids meals, just mention "school is out."
1605 SE Bybee Blvd
(971) 717-5271
3111 SE Division St
(503) 719-5464

1430 SE Water Street
Free lunches for children and families in need. Please call 503-234-7085

Toro Bravo Feed it Forward: sliding scale menus, free kids meals, free food bags at various restaurant locations.

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