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Student meal boxes returning to Vermilion Parish on April 1

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Posted at 1:38 PM, Mar 25, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-25 14:38:18-04

The Vermilion Parish School Board announced on Monday, March 22, that they have partnered with Focus Foods to provide meals boxes to students.

The meals will be a combination of frozen food and prepackaged items along with snacks and supper meals.

Boxes are available for all children 18 years of age and under. This includes those students attending face-to-face school, virtual students, private schools, homeschool students and siblings at home.

To receive a meal box, parents will need to register online at or at a walk up distribution site.

Registration is required each week.

The first distribution will take place on Thursday, April 1 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm. 10-day boxes with breakfast, lunch, snacks and supper will be handed out.

Subsequent box pick up dates will happen on Sundays. Those dates include April 11, April 18, April 25, May 2, May 9, May 16, May 23, May 30. Pick up will be from 10:30 am until 1:00 pm on those dates.

Distribution sites include J.H.Williams Middle, Cecil Picard Elementary, Kaplan High, and Erath High/ Erath Middle.

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