East Alabama schools providing free meals to children during school closures

East Alabama schools providing free meals to children during school closures
Phenix City Schools providing free meals to children during school closures (Source: Phenix City Public Schools)

PHENIX CITY, Ala. (WTVM) - As schools are closed in East Alabama amid the coronavirus outbreak, Phenix City a Russell County, and Opelika City Schools will provide free meals to all children at designated sites throughout the city.

The meals will be offered to children 18 and under. In Phenix City Schools’ serving time is 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 18 through Friday, March 20.

Russell County Schools’ serving time 11 a.m. and noon Thursday, March 19, Friday, March 20, and Monday, March 30 through April 3.

Opelika City Schools will provide free student meals Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. beginning March 23.

Meals will not be served during spring, March 23 through March 27. Meal servings will resume March 30 through April 3.

Children must be present to receive a meal and meals must be consumed offsite.

See serving sites below:

Phenix City:

  • Frederick Douglas Apartments
  • Hidden Hills Trace Apartments
  • Whispering Pines Apartments
  • Sumbry Hill Apartments
  • Spring Ridge Apartments
  • Riverview Apartments
  • Greenleaf Apartments
  • Steeplecrest Apartments
  • 420 Martin Luther King Parkway
  • Sanford Park Road
  • Brookwood Park Apartments
  • L.P. Stough
  • LIVE Garrett Woods Apartments
  • Edmond Estates Apartments

Russell County serving sites are listed below:

  • Hurtsboro City Hall
  • Hatchechubbee Fire Department
  • Pittsview Post Office
  • Russell County Middle School
  • Mt. Olive Primary/Intermediate School
  • Westgate Pool House
  • Ladonia Elementary School
  • Woodland Drive Baptist Church
  • Crawford Fire Department
  • Dixie Elementary School

Opelika City Schools

  • Carver Primary School
  • Opelika High School

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