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Free meals extended through September; offered over spring break

The Gates Chili School Nutrition team will be offering free drive-up meals for students over the spring recess. You will receive two meals at each pick-up.


Tuesday, March 30 

Pulled Pork (additional meal: heat/serve popcorn chicken)

Thursday, April 1

Hamburger with fries (additional meal: tuna sandwich)


Pick-up will be held from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Gates Chili Middle School.

For more information, call 585-247-7213.



The USDA extended the free school meals program until September 30, 2021, or until the funds appropriated by Congress are exhausted.

These meals are free to all students whether they are in school or learning remotely from home. We encourage families to apply for Free and Reduced Price meals, if they have not done so already, as the free meals program may end at any time.

If you have received a notification letter from the School Nutrition Department stating that your application has been approved or denied for free/reduced lunch, please know that free meals will still be available for your child(ren) through this extension. The free/reduced status will take effect once the USDA Free Meals Program ends.

Parents/guardians who are interested in picking up meals for remote learners or days your children are not on-site can come by our daily drive-up meal service at Gates Chili Middle School from 12:30-1:30 p.m. 

If the program changes or ends, we will share information with district families.