LCPS meal distribution ends Wednesday, resumes May 27 for summer program

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Staff will resume the grab-and-go breakfast and lunch distribution on May 27 at all 19 school sites that were in operation during the shutdown. Meals will be available for pickup between 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. at the following locations:  

  • Alameda Elementary – 1325 N. Alameda Blvd. 
  • Central Elementary – 105 Alameda Blvd. 
  • Cesar Chavez Elementary – 5250 Holman Rd. 
  • Columbia Elementary – Trinity Lutheran Church 2900 Elks Dr. 
  • Conlee Elementary – 1701 Boston Dr. 
  • Desert Hills Elementary – 280 Roadrunner Pkwy 
  • Doña Ana Elementary – 5551 Camino De Flores 
  • Hermosa Heights Elementary – 1655 E. Amador Ave. 
  • Hillrise Elementary – 1400 Curnutt St. 
  • Loma Heights Elementary – 1600 E. Madrid Ave. 
  • Lynn Middle School – 950 S. Walnut St. 
  • MacArthur Elementary – 655 4th St. 
  • Mesa Middle School – 7225 N Jornada Rd. 
  • Mesilla Elementary – 2362 Calle Del Sur 
  • Mesilla Park Elementary – 955 W. Union Ave. 
  • Picacho Middle School – 1040 N. Motel Blvd.  
  • Tombaugh Elementary – 226 Carver Rd. 
  • University Hills Elementary – 2005 S. Locust St. 
  • Valley View Elementary – 915 California Ave. 

Families and Youth, Inc. will provide meal distribution at the following locations beginning May 27:  

  • El Crucero Permanent Housing 
  • Hadley Park 
  • Radium Springs Community Resource Center 
  • Doña Ana Community Resource Center 
  • Spitz Park / Country Club Estates 
  • Jason Jiron Park 
  • Las Cruces High School 
  • Meerscheidt Recreation Center 
  • Parque De Cura/Ramon Ortiz, Mesilla 
  • Tortugas Park 
  • Rose Village Park 
  • Valley View Park 
  • Klien Park 
  • Albert Johnson Park 
  • Sagecrest Park 
  • Gus Vlachakis Park 
  • Sunset Hill Park 
  • East Mesa Recreation Center 
  • Joe Reyna Community Center 
  • Organ Community Resource Center 
  • Metro Verde Splash Pad 
  • Las Colinas Arroyo Park 

According to a release, New Mexico was recently awarded $97 million in federal funding for extended nutritional benefits over the summer for qualifying LCPS families.

All elementary and middle school students who receive free or reduced lunch will receive a Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer (P-EBT) card in the mail.

Families already enrolled in SNAP will see additional benefits on their card by the end of May. High school students whose families have experienced a change in financial status due to the COVID-19 pandemic can apply for benefits, a release said.

Applications are available at Lynn Middle School, Mesa Middle School, and Picacho Middle School until May 20. Online applications can be found at www.fns.usda.gov.  

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