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BISD Increases Feeding Stations | CEC & Tarrant Area Food Bank Provides Groceries

BISD Increases Feeding Stations | CEC & Tarrant Area Food Bank Provides Groceries

BISD Increases Feeding Stations | CEC & Tarrant Area Food Bank Provides Groceries

BISD increases number of feeding stations beginning Monday, March 23

Beginning Monday, March 23, BISD is adding two additional feeding stations to help families during this unprecedented time in our country. The Academy at C. F. Thomas and North Ridge Middle will open Monday–Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. FREE meals will be offered to ALL students through curbside pickup. Also, BISD is will continue providing pickup stations in front of Birdville Elementary, Binion Elementary, West Birdville Elementary, and Watauga Elementary from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for anyone age 18 and under. Lunch will be provided Monday–Friday throughout the closure.

The Community Enrichment Center (CEC) and Tarrant Area Food Bank to provide groceries for families

Beginning Thursday, March 19, the Community Enrichment Center and Tarrant Area Food Bank will provide groceries to families at various BISD feeding stations. Groceries will be distributed at the same time meals are being distributed by BISD. Groceries will be distributed on the following schedule:

Thursday, March 19: West Birdville Elementary

Friday, March 20: Birdville Elementary

Starting the week of March 23:

Binion Elementary – Mondays
Watauga Elementary – Tuesdays
Academy at C.F. Thomas – Wednesdays
West Birdville Elementary – Thursdays
Birdville Elementary – Fridays
Four to six volunteers are needed each day to help families complete a short questionnaire and load groceries in vehicles. Children, individuals over age 60, or individuals with underlying health conditions should not volunteer. Individuals should be prepared to follow safety precautions as directed by the CDC. Once details on how to volunteer are finalized with the CEC, they will be posted on this site.