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COVID-19 Update: Food Distribution For Southern Humboldt USD

UPDATED: May 7,2020 @ 10:00 am
 
 
Posted: Friday, April 17, 2020 @ 4:30 pm

Starting Monday April 20, 2020 Southern Humboldt USD will be changing the times and locations of the food distribution meal delivery

We will now be providing on-site meal pick up on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at ALL of our school sites; Redway Elementary, Agnes J Johnson Elementary, Whitethorn Elementary, Casterlin Elementary, and South Fork High School. Two days’ worth of meals will be provided on Mondays and Wednesdays and One days worth of meals provided on Fridays.

Each school site will now be providing food distribution and meal delivery for their surrounding community. Please see the chart below for on-site pick up times and meal delivery service times and locations.

We will no longer be providing van delivery service of meals with the Learning Packets to outlying areas. Starting Monday April 20th Distance Learning Packets for South Fork High School, Miranda Junior High and Osprey Learning Center will continue to go out every other Monday. The delivery times and locations are listed below and on our Continuity of Learning Site.

If you are experiencing food insecurity during these difficult times please contact the Southern Humboldt Family Resource Center at 707-943-1172 or the CACFP Program at Redway Elementary 707-923-2526.

New Schedule for School Site Food Distribution 

School Cafeteria On-Site Meal Pick Up

*Two days’ worth of meals will be provided on Mondays and Wednesdays

PICK UP LOCATIONS PICK UP DAYS PICK UP TIMES
Whitethorn Elementary Monday, Wednesday 10:00-10:30 am
Casterlin Elementary Monday, Wednesday 11:30-12:00 pm
Redway Elementary Bus Lane Monday, Wednesday 11:30-12:30 pm
Miranda Schools Cafeteria Monday, Wednesday 12:00-12:30 pm
AJJ Cafeteria Monday, Wednesday 12:00-12:30 pm
Garberville Bus Stop Monday, Wednesday 12:30-12:45 pm

 FOOD DELIVERY IN OUTLYING AREAS

Whitethorn to Shelter Cove:

If alternate delivery arrangements are needed please contact Tina Wilcox at 707-986-7420

*Two days’ worth of meals will be provided on Mondays and Wednesdays

DELIVERY LOCATIONS DELIVERY DAYS DELIVERY TIMES
The Whitethorn Junction Monday, Wednesday 11:15-11:30 am
The Shelter Cove Fire station Monday, Wednesday 12:00-12:15 pm

Blocksburg to Alderpoint:

If alternate delivery arrangements are needed please contact Debbie Rodas at 707-926-5402

*Two days’ worth of meals will be provided on Mondays and Wednesdays

DELIVERY LOCATIONS DELIVERY DAYS DELIVERY TIMES
Casterlin School Monday, Wednesday 11:30-12:05 am
Alderpoint Store Monday, Wednesday 12:15-12:45 pm

Students may walk to distribution sites to pick up food. If driving to pick up site, students
must be in the vehicle and food will be brought to vehicle window. Students cannot
congregate and eat lunch at distribution sites. Please adhere to the social distancing
recommendations of standing at least 6 feet apart while waiting in line. As coordinating
delivery of food to the entire district with limiting staff risk is challenging, please adhere to
the specified time line listed here.

Please visit the District COVID-19 webpage for the latest information and updates.

About the Food Distribution

SHUSD has developed a plan to serve food to the students of Southern Humboldt during the school closure. The Department of Food Services understands the importance of providing healthy meals for those in our district facing food scarcity.

Redway School will now distribute bagged meals Monday, Wednesday, and Friday in the bus lane from 11:30 – 12:30 pm.  Food Services will then drive sack lunches and breakfast for the next day to the top of Garberville bus stop to distribute from a school van from 12:30 to 12:45 pm.

The Miranda Cafeteria will now distribute bagged meals Monday, Wednesday, and Friday out front of the Cafeteria from 12:00 – 12:30 pm.

AJJ Cafeteria will now distribute bagged meals Monday, Wednesday, and Friday out front of the school from 12:00 – 12:30 pm

Casterlin Elementary will be distributing bagged meals Monday, Wednesday, and Friday out front of the school from 11:30 – 12:00 pm, the remaining meals will then be driven by ASES Coordinator Debbie Rodas to the Alderpoint Store to distribute from 12:15-12:45, and then prearranged deliveries out towards Rancho will be made.

Whitethorn Elementary will be distributing bagged meals Monday, Wednesday, and Friday out front of the school from 10:00– 10:30 am, the remaining meals will then be driven by our Child Welfare Worker Tina Wilcox to the Whitethorn Junction to distribute from 11:15-11:30, and the Shelter Cove Fire Station from 12:00-12:15 pm, then prearranged deliveries out towards Ettersburg will be made.

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SHUSD TEAMS UP WITH THE SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER!

We will be distributing Weekend Backpacks and Emergency Food Bags every Friday to the outlying areas. The Emergency Food Bags will be going out along the same route as our previous van delivery, please check out our Continuity of Learning Site for times and locations of the Friday Backpack/Emergency Food Bags. Families do not need to be registered in the weekend backpack program to receive emergency food bags.

If you are experiencing food insecurity during these difficult times please contact the Southern Humboldt Family Resource Center at 707-943-1172 or the CACFP Program at Redway Elementary 707-923-2526.