Kingston Emergency Food Collaborative partners with KCSD to provide breakfast and lunch to students

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KINGSTON – Starting today, the Kington City School District will be providing 2,500 lunches a week to emergency food distribution efforts, in addition to their weekday drive-through breakfast and lunch pick-up locations.

Mayor Steven Noble said Schools Superintendent Dr. Paul Padalino and he want to make it easier for Kingston youths o access breakfasts and lunches.

“The Superintendent and I want to make it even easier for our Kingston youth to access breakfasts and lunches,” said Mayor Noble. “I want to thank the Kingston Emergency Food Collaborative for helping to get these meals out to students across the school district and to help serve those in need.” 

The Kingston Emergency Food Collaborative, a collaboration of 15 local organizations, the City of Kingston and Ulster County, is currently serving 2,500 meals a day to hundreds of families. The meals are supported through Project Resilience and Family of Woodstock via a distribution point at the YMCA and operated by teams of volunteers. 

Anyone in the Kingston City School District can access food resources by calling the Kingston Emergency Food Hotline (888-316-0879) and will be signed up to receive prepared meals or groceries via People’s Place. 

The Kingston City School District has curbside pick-up locations for free breakfast and lunch as well: 

Monday– Friday from 10:00 a.m.– 10:45 a.m. at:
Watson Bailey Middle School
John F. Kennedy Elementary
SchoolGeorge Washington Elementary School

Monday– Friday from 11:15 a.m. –12:00 p.m. at:
Meagher Administrative Building
Sawkill Manufactured Trailer Park (Sawkill Rd.)Corner of Downs St. & Bruyn Ave. 

Monday– Friday from 12:30 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. at:
Graves Elementary School
M.C. Miller Middle School
Stuyvesant Charter Apartments