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St. Landry Parish schools announce new program to deliver meals to students

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Posted at 12:51 PM, Apr 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-09 13:51:02-04

OPELOUSAS, La. — The St. Landry Parish School District announced on Thursday that it will be partnering with The Healthy School Food Collaborative to begin delivering meals starting the week of April 20 to participating students.

School officials say they will deliver meals to the address that is provided in the registration form that they are asking parents to complete.

Accordin to SLPSD, it is imperative that parents complete the online registration in order to receive meals.

The link to register is www.EmailMeForm.com/Builder/emf/thsfc/StLandryEmergencyMeals.

Once the form is submitted, parents will be provided with 20 shelf-stable meals per child (5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 snacks, and 5 suppers) for a one-week time span, officials say.

SLPSD states that if anyone has trouble completing the form, then they should contact their school's principal.

In the meantime, school officials say that the Three O’Clock Project will assist St. Landry Parish schools with meals on Wednesday, April 15. Meals will be available on a first-come-first-serve basis.

There will be five shelf-stable breakfast items and five frozen meals provided.

Meal distribution locations and times for Wednesday, April 15, are:

  • Krotz Springs Town Hall - 10:30 am
  • Port Barre Police Department - 11:00 am
  • School Board Office - 11am-1pm
  • Holy Family Catholic Church (Lawtell) - 10:30 am-11:30 am
  • New Zion Baptist Church (Eunice) - 12 pm-1 pm

For more details, visit www.slpsb.org.