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Lexington District Three makes change to COVID-19 food distribution plan

Batesburg-Leesville, SC - Lexington County School District Three is implementing a major change to its Student Feeding Program in the hopes of making the process easier on parents/guardians and limiting people-to-people contact in our community. Beginning on Monday, March 23rd, there will be only ONE food pick-up day per week. The pick-up day will occur every Monday and at that time, children will receive seven breakfasts and seven lunches to carry them through the entire week. Lexington Three will still disperse meals to children via a bus route with designated stops and through a drive-through line at Batesburg-Leesville Elementary School.

They ask participating students to remember a few this.

--The feeding program is free to all children under the age of 18.

--Children MUST be present in order to receive a bagged meal.

Bus Route Information:

A bus carrying bagged meals will make three stops each Monday at several points within the district’s lines in an effort to make food pick-up more accessible for families. Out of consideration for everyone’s health and well-being, we ask that only one family at a time approach the bus. Please see the bus schedule below for meal pick-up locations and times.

11:00 am until 11:30 am - Mr. B's Convenience Store near Leesville Gardens

(402 East Columbia Avenue, Leesville)

11:45 am until 12:15 pm - Empty Parking Lot Behind McDonald's

(212 West Columbia Avenue, Batesburg)

12:30 pm until 1:15 pm - Old Hardee’s Parking Lot

(502 West Columbia Avenue, Batesburg)

Drive-Through Pick-Up at Batesburg-Leesville Elementary School:

Families can also pick-up food at Batesburg-Leesville Elementary School between 11:30 am and 1:30 pm every Monday. The address for Batesburg-Leesville Elementary School is: 403 South Lee Street Leesville, SC. Staff members will be passing out the bagged meals in a drive-through format in the bus loop of the school. Please remember that children still need to be present in order to receive bagged meals. Families are asked to please not exit their cars out of consideration of everyone’s health and well-being.

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