More than 100 families visited Westwood Elementary School Wednesday to pick up meals for their students. 

Cincinnati Public Schools is partnering with the Children’s Hunger Alliance, a statewide nonprofit focused on eliminating food insecurity, to provide grab-and-go dinners to students during remote learning. 

Since the pandemic shutdown, CHA has served more than 1.2 million meals across Ohio.

“Our work feeding children is always important but has been even more critical during this health crisis as more families struggle to make ends meet and put food on the table, said Judy Mobley, president and CEO of CHA. 

Each week, CPS provides 10 meals, including breakfast and lunch, to qualified students. With CHA’s assistance, students will receive an additional seven meals. 

Westwood is one of seven local schools participating in the grab-and-go meal program. Several elected officials also helped distribute food Wednesday. 

The meals are served every Wednesday from noon until 4 p.m.

Participating Schools:

  • Chase Elementary School
  • Frederick Douglass Elementary School
  • Hartwell Elementary School
  • Mt. Airy Elementary School
  • Rees E. Price Elementary School
  • Rockdale Academy

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