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  • Grab-and-Go Lunches for Children Birth to Age 18

    Start time: 03/23/2020 11:00 AM

    End time: 03/27/2020 01:00 PM

    Thanks to the generosity of CAMPUS USA Credit Union, partner restaurants Mi Apa, Gator’s Dockside and Gators BTW, local businessman Freddie Wehbe and the hundreds of individuals and businesses who donated to this effort, more than 1,400 free grab-and-go lunches will be available to children aged 0-18 throughout Alachua County each day from Monday, March 23 through Friday, March 27, 2020.


    The lunches will be available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. or until the meals are gone. Parents are asked to bring their children to get the meals. You can drive or walk up, but please practice social distancing and do not remain at the distribution sites to eat.

    In the Gainesville area:

    Buchholz High School ● 5510 NW 27th Ave.
    Cone Park Branch Library ● 2801 E University Ave.
    Greater Bethel AME Church ● 701 SE 43rd St.
    Library Partnership ● 912 NE 16th Ave.
    Mt. Carmel Baptist Church ● 2505 NE 8th Ave.
    Springhill Church ● 120 SE Williston Rd.
    SWAG Center ● 807 SW 64th Terr.
    Upper Room Ministries ● 3575 NE 15th St.

    * Lunches will also be distributed by the Gainesville Police Department at the community centers in the Phoenix and Pine Ridge Areas.

    In surrounding communities:

    Alachua ● Skinner Field Park ● 15100 NW 142 Terr.
    Archer ● Archer Community Center ● 16671 SW 137 Ave.
    Hawthorne ● Shell Elementary ● 21633 65th Ave.
    High Springs ● Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church ● 948 SE Railroad Ave.
    Waldo ● Waldo City Square ●14450 NE 148th Ave.​