Food boxes available to Metro Schools families Monday, Jan. 25

Food Metro Schools, in cooperation with the Mayor’s Office, Second Harvest Food Bank, United Way and Hands on Nashville, is distributing 2,400 food boxes provided by Second Harvest to Nashville families who are experiencing extra need due to difficult travel and school closures in the winter weather. Distribution centers will be open in eleven schools across Nashville.

Distributions sites will be open from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. tomorrow, January 25. Please note that some of the locations have changed since last Thursday.

  • NEW: Apollo Middle School 631 Richards Road, 37013
  • NEW: Carter Lawrence Elementary School 1118 12th Avenue South, 37203
  • Cole Elementary Family Resource Center 5060 Colemont Drive, 37013
  • Glencliff High Family Resource Center 160 Antioch Pike, 37211
  • Madison Middle Family Resource Center 300 Old Hickory Boulevard, 37115
  • Maplewood High Family Resource Center 401 Maplewood Lane, 37216
  • Napier Elementary Family Resource Center 60 Fairfield Avenue, 37210
  • Pearl-Cohn High Family Resource Center 904 26th Avenue North, 37208
  • Shwab Elementary 1500 Dickerson Road, 37207
  • Tusculum Elementary Family Resource Center 4917 Nolensville Pike, 37211
  • NEW: Warner Elementary School 626 Russell Street, 37206

Bordeaux Early Learning Center, Park Avenue Elementary and DuPont Hadley Middle Prep will not have food boxes available as they did on Thursday. Location changes are based on the demand seen and need expressed last week.

Each site will have around 200 boxes with items like pasta and sauce, peanut butter, canned soups and other non-perishable items. If families have questions about distribution sites, hours or have trouble accessing them, they can call United Way’s 2-1-1 Helpline or the Metro Schools Customer Service Center at (615) 259-INFO (4636).

Food boxes are provided by Second Harvest with help from volunteers through Hands on Nashville. Family Resource Centers are a partnership between Metro Schools and United Way. Distribution locations were determined according to data on student need from Metro Schools and in cooperation with location partners.