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Lexington School District Two extends free breakfast and lunch program through the summer

West Columbia, SC (06/02/2021) - Lexington School District Two will extend through the summer its free distribution of breakfast and lunch meal bundles for the week at distribution sites and by bus delivery.

Meals are available to any youth ages 18 and younger, beginning the week of June 21. If a student is not present to pick up the meal, then the Lexington Two student’s identification number -- or, for non-Lexington Two students, another form of identification such as a birth certificate or report card -- must be presented at the time of pickup.

Following are options for picking up meals. Any adjustments to summer meal distribution will be announced through Lexington Two’s websites, social media and phone system.

SCHOOL SITES

Cayce Elementary (515 Bulldog Blvd., Cayce)

Riverbank Elementary (160 Cougar Drive, West Columbia)

  • Times/dates: Curbside meal pickup will be offered between 11 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays from June 21-August 12.

  • Meals: Monday’s meal bundle will include breakfast and lunch for Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday; Thursday’s meal bundle will include breakfast and lunch for Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Families are encouraged to pre-register for curbside delivery at www.paypams.com, so that we may plan accordingly.

  • Worth noting: The July 4 holiday will be observed on Monday, July 5, and there will be no meal distribution that day. Curbside pickup will be moved to Tuesday, July 6.

COMMUNITY SITE


Mount Tabor Lutheran Church (1000 B. Ave., West Columbia)


  • Times/dates: Curbside meal pickup will be offered between 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from June 21-August 12.

  • Meals: Monday’s meal bundle will include breakfast and lunch for Monday and Tuesday; Wednesday’s meal bundle will include breakfast and lunch for Wednesday and Thursday; Thursday’s meal bundle will include breakfast and lunch for Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

  • Worth noting: The July 4 holiday will be observed on Monday, July 5, and there will be no meal distribution that day. Curbside pickup will be moved to Tuesday, July 6.

BUS DELIVERY

School buses will deliver seven days of meals throughout the Lexington Two community, with delivery Monday-Thursday from June 21-August 5. Check the bus delivery schedules posted on district and school websites, scrolling through the tabs along the bottom of the spreadsheet to find the route nearest to you. Buses stay about 10 minutes at each stop.

  • Monday: Breakfast and lunch

  • Tuesday: Breakfast and lunch for Tuesday and Wednesday

  • Wednesday: Breakfast and lunch for Thursday and Friday

  • Thursday: Breakfast and lunch for Friday and Saturday


WORTH NOTING


After July 1, they encourage Lexington Two families to complete an online application to see whether they qualify for free or reduced price meals for the 2021-22 school year. Visit www.paypams.com/onlineapp and follow the instructions. A new application is required each school year, and only one application per household is needed. Paper applications are available at each school's front office or at the Lexington Two district office.



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