100,000 Meals Distributed at WRHS

Posted 6/16/20, 7:55 PM
On Monday, Washburn Rural High School distributed its 100,000th meal! Auburn-Washburn has been distributing meals to students since schools were closed in March. Currently, meals are distributed daily at three locations.

To date, over 150,000 meals have been prepared and distributed across the district. The meals are prepared by district Food Service staff at the distribution sites as well as the kitchens at Farley Elementary and Washburn Rural Middle School. Following are the distribution locations and times:

- Washburn Rural High School (5900 SW 61st St) – 10:30 am-Noon
- Auburn Elementary (810 N Commercial St, Auburn) – 10:30 am-Noon
- Pauline Central (6625 SW Westview Rd) – 10:30 am-Noon

Distribution will continue at all three sites through June 30 (food supplies and staffing permitting).

Beginning July 1, meal distribution will only take place at Pauline Central. Adjustments to the process may be implemented at that time.

The program at Pauline Central will continue through July 28 (food supplies and staffing permitting).

Meals for Friday, July 3 will be distributed on July 2. There will be no distribution on Friday, July 3 in observance of the July 4 Holiday.

Reminder: Produce Distribution Wednesday, 6-17-20

Auburn-Washburn is continuing the distribution of free boxed produce. The boxes of fruits and vegetables can be picked up between 10:30 and noon, or until all are taken.

The distribution will continue each Wednesday, at least through June.

June 17 - 10:30-noon
June 24 - 10:30-noon

The distribution will take place along the access road between Washburn Rural middle and high schools. Please enter the road off of SW 61st Street at the southeast corner of the Washburn Rural Middle School campus. To speed distribution, vehicles will form two lines along the access road (see map).

The boxes are being made available through a partnership between the Auburn-Washburn Child Nutrition program and the USDA. The distribution will continue each Wednesday from 10:30 to noon through the summer.