Metro Schools, in cooperation with the Mayor’s Office, Second Harvest Food Bank and the United Way, is distributing 2,200 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 ten schools across Nashville.
Distributions sites will be open from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. today, February 11 at the following locations:
- Apollo Middle School, 631 Richards Road, 37013
- Bordeaux Early Learning Center, 1910 S Hamilton Road, 37218
- 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
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. 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.