The Foodlink Community Kitchen is assisting the Rochester City School District with distributing meals for school-age children throughout Rochester while area schools are shut down in response to the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus).
The City of Rochester has established 16 meal sites, which includes 9 City R Centers, and 8 schools. They include:
R CENTERS (8 a.m. to 8 p.m. for breakfast, lunch & dinner)
- Adams Street, 85 Adams St.
- Ave D, 200 Ave. D
- Carter St., 500 Carter St.
- Tyshaun Cauldwell, 524 Campbell St.
- Frederick Douglass, 999 South Ave.
- Flint Street, 271 Flint St.
- David Gantt, 700 North St.
- Trenton and Pamela Jackson, 485 N. Clinton Ave.
- Thomas Ryan, 530 Webster Ave.
SCHOOLS (Open 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for breakfast, lunch & dinner)
- East Upper & Lower School, 1801 E. Main St.
- Dr. Freddy Thomas Campus, 625 Scio St.
- Former Jefferson High School, 1 Edgerton Pk.
- James Monroe High School, 164 Alexander St.
- John Williams School No. 5, 555 Plymouth Ave.
- Wilson Foundation Academy, 200 Genesee St.
- School #42, 3330 Lake Ave.
- School #7, 31 Bryan St.
YMCAs (10 a.m. to 6 p.m.)
- Maplewood YMCA (25 Driving Park)
Foodlink is preparing meals as a grab-and-go options, in order to discourage eating in communal settings and abide by social distancing best practices.
For those seeking emergency food, Foodlink has assembled Emergency Food Supply Boxes for distribution throughout the emergency food network. Learn more about where and when those will be distributed by visiting the link below.