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FUSD “Grab and Go” Free Food Program Updates

"Grab and Go" Food Service Now Providing Dinner Meals

FLAGSTAFF, Arizona -- The Flagstaff Unified School District "Grab and Go" food service will begin providing dinner meals for each day of the week on Monday, January 11th. The “Grab and Go” dinner meals will be available for pick up along with breakfast and lunch at the typical service times and locations listed below. 

The “Grab and Go” free food service program is available to all children under the age of 18 in the community and meals can be picked up by parents for their child.  Children do not have to be enrolled in an FUSD school to use the free meal service.

“Grab and Go” meals will be served on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday each week. On Monday, meals for Monday and Tuesday can be picked up. On Wednesday, meals for Wednesday and Thursday can be picked up. On Friday, meals for Friday and the weekend can be picked up.

Meals will be available from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Cromer Elementary, Killip Elementary, Kinsey Elementary, and Thomas Elementary. Meals will also be available from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Leupp Elementary School.

Additionally, meals will be available via bus distribution on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at the following times and locations: 

  • 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. - Mountainaire Store
  • 8:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. - 6885 Lumberjack Blvd.
  • 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. - 1001 N. Fourth St.
  • 8:40 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. - Grey Mountain at East Side of 89
  • 8:51 a.m. to 9:01 a.m. - E. Rustler Rd. and Leupp Rd.
  • 9:05 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. - 2701 E. Industrial Dr. 
  • 9:10 a.m. to 9:40 a.m. - Kachina Trail at Raymond Park
  • 9:14 a.m. to 9:24 a.m. - S. Horn Rd. at Leupp Rd.
  • 9:25 a.m. to 9:40 a.m. - STAR School
  • 9:45 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. - Bird Springs Housing MP 27.5
  • 9:55 a.m. to 10:20 a.m. - 37 W. Pinewood Blvd.
  • 10:45 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. - Tolani Lake at Three Way Stop

Following the acceptance of an Arizona Department of Education waiver, children do not have to be present if their parents or guardians wish to pick up the meal.

Dates are subject to change and will be updated as necessary.

Meals will be provided to all children, ages 18 and under, without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service. Both meals will be picked up at the same time. 

Chartwells K-12 has also partnered with the Flagstaff Family Food Center to provide food boxes to the community from their mobile pantries located at FUSD sites. These food boxes contain an assortment of produce, dairy, protein, and bread. Food boxes can be picked up at the following locations and times this week:

  • Cromer Elementary School - Tuesday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Leupp Elementary School - Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Kinsey Elementary School - Thursday, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • Killip Elementary School - Friday, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Thomas Elementary School - Friday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.  

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.) should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English. 

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, AD-3027, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by: (1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; (2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or (3) email: program.intake@usda.gov. 

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.