(Washington, DC) – Today, Mayor Muriel Bowser launched 10 weekday grocery distribution sites at District schools to help families access meals and other resources during the coronavirus (COVID-19) public health emergency.
The grocery distribution sites are being launched in partnership with Martha’s Table and DC Central Kitchen. The sites are available to all families and are open Monday – Friday, 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Residents can pick up pre-packed grocery bags, which include fresh produce and dry goods. Groceries are being distributed on a first come, first served basis.
Below is a list of the distribution sites:
|Brookland Middle School
150 Michigan Avenue, NE
301 49th Street, NE
|Coolidge High School/Ida B. Wells Middle School
6315 5th Street, NW
1601 16th Street, SE
|Ballou High School
3401 4th Street, SE
1700 East Capitol Street, NE
|Stanton Elementary School
2701 Naylor Road, SE
540 55th Street, NE
|Kimball Elementary School
3375 Minnesota Avenue, SE
|Columbia Heights Education Campus
3101 16th Street, NW
Breakfast and lunch are still being distributed at these schools and other sites across the District. Visit here for a comprehensive schedule and list of distribution sites.
The Mayor also launched a COVID-19 Needs Hotline and Web Portal for residents to request food and other essential items be delivered to their homes if they have been directed by a medical provider to self-quarantine, or if they have no other means to acquire these items.
Eligible residents can call 1-888-349-8323 or visit coronavirus.dc.gov/gethelp to request assistance.
For more information on the District’s response to COVID-19, visit coronavirus.dc.gov.