With schools closed for COVID-19 prevention, many children rely on school breakfast and lunch for healthy meals. There are a number of resources for continuing these services in Ann Arbor and surrounding communities.
- Map of Pickup Locations
- Who is Eligible?
- Ann Arbor Public Schools Program
- Meet Up and Eat Up Program – Ypsilanti, Whitmore Lake, Milan & More
- Other Districts
- Other Options
Map of Pickup Locations
Who is Eligible?
The food resources below through the public school systems are for children up to 18 years old or any child with special needs through age 26. Meals will contain a balanced breakfast and lunch and will be distributed to children and parents/guardians. Due to social distancing, the meals will be packed to go instead of being shared in a community setting.
Note, some districts require you to pre-register for a pickup to ensure enough meals are prepared.
Ann Arbor Public Schools Program
Ann Arbor Public Schools and Chartwell Food Services will be providing to-go meals for pickup. If you have food allergy needs or cannot make it to a pick-up location, please call the AAPS Food Hot Line: 734-994-2265
Food pickups are continuing through the summer. From Thursday, July 2 through August 21 pickups will continue on Tuesdays and Fridays through August 21. * Note, pickup will be Thursday, July 2 instead of Friday, July 3 for the holiday*
For summer, the Scarlett Middle School pickup has moved to the front loop at Mitchell Elementary. While they have different addresses, they are right next to each other. Pioneer High School and Skyline High School were added as all-day pickup locations. AAPS is also supporting Food Gatherers with distribution at The Villas Apartments and Golfside Lake Apartments.
Food distribution is from 11a-12:30p at most locations. Peace Neighborhood pickup is from 11:30a-1:30p. Pickup at the two high schools is available from 8a-3p. Please call prior to arrival.
- Peace Neighborhood Centers
- Neighborhood Center – 1111 N. Maple Rd – 11:45a-12:45p
- Maple Meadows Satellite 880 S. Maple Rd – noon-1p
- West Maple – 717 N. Maple Rd – noon-1p
- Community Action Network
- Arrowwood Hills Community Center – 2566 Arrowwood Trail
- Bryant Community Center – 3 W Eden Ct
- Green Baxter Court Community Center – 1737 Green Rd
- Hikone Community Center – 2724 Hikone Dr
- Pinelake Village Coop – 2680 Adrienne Dr – outside the clubhouse
- Scio Farms – 6655 Jackson Rd – outside the clubhouse
- Orchard Grove – 2835 S Wagner – outside the clubhouse
- Carpenter Elementary – 4250 Central Blvd – outside the school
- Mitchell Elementary – 3550 Pittsview Dr – in front loop
- Carrot Way – 1731 Dhu Varren
- Arbor Club Apartments – 1100 Rabbit Run Cir
- Avalon Housing – 701 Miller
- Avalon Housing – 1500 Pauline
- Coachville – 3423 Carpenter Rd
- Arbor Meadows – 5229 W. Michigan, Ypsi
- The Villas Apartments – 2911 Bynan Dr, Ypsilanti
- Golfside Lake Apartments – 2345 Woodridge Way, Ypsilanti
- Pioneer High School – 601 W Stadium. Call 994-2265 prior to arrival
- Skyline High School – 2552 N. Maple Rd. Call 994-2265 prior to arrival
If you have food allergy needs or cannot make it to a pickup, contact the district at 734-994- 2265.
Meet Up and Eat Up Program – Ypsilanti, Whitmore Lake, Milan & More
Food Gatherers administers the Meet Up and Eat Up Summer Food Service Program every summer. They are replacing the food programs that Ypsilanti Community Schools, Lincoln Community Schools, Milan Community Schools, and Whitmore Lake Public Schools have been providing since schools closed in March. They are also providing service to two additional sites in Ann Arbor School District.
Typically the Meet Up is a big part of the summer food program. However, with social distancing restrictions, the Department of Education has given approval for to-go meals. While pickup is offered two days a week at most locations, meals are provided for Breakfast and Lunch until the next scheduled pickup day.
Upcoming Ypsilanti Pickup Locations with Dates & Times
|Location||Address||Days & Times||Start/End Dates||Notes|
|ACCE||1076 Ecorse Rd||Tuesdays & Thursdays 11a-1p||June 29-August 27|
|Aspen Chase Apartments||5229 W Michigan Ave||Tuesday & Fridays 11a-12:30p||June 29-August 23|
|Bottles-N-Backpacks||111 S. Wallace (Old Chapelle Elementary)||Monday-Friday Breakfast: 8a-9a|
|June 29-August 28||Serves meals to students in their program and for pickup of one day of meals|
|First Fine Arts||6420 Textile Rd||Monday-Friday Breakfast: 8a-9a|
|June 29-August 28|
|Serves meals to students in their program and for pickup of one day of meals|
|Grace Fellowship Church/Sugarbrook Park||1301 S Harris Rd||Tuesdays & Fridays 11a-12:30p||June 30-August 23||July 2 instead of July 3|
|Hollow Creek||120 Grove Rd||Tuesdays & Thursdays 1-3p||July 7-August 30|
|Lincoln High School||7425 Willis Rd||Tuesdays & Thursdays 11a-1p||July 2-August 13|
|Parkridge Community Center||591 Armstrong Dr||Tuesdays & Thursdays 11a-1p||June 30-August 23|
|Roundtree Apartments||2835 Roundtree Blvd||Mondays & Thursdyas 1:30-2:30p||June 29-August 23|
|Sauk Trail Pointe||928 W Michigan Ave||Tuesdays & Thursdays noon-2p||July 7-August 30|
|Schooner Cove||5050 Schooner Cove Blvd||Wednesdays & Fridays 2:30-3:30p||July 1-August 30|
|Superior Township Community Park/Summer Playground||1305 Stamford Rd||Tuesdays & Thursdays 11a-1p||July 7-August 16|
|Sycamore Meadows||1273 Stamford Ct||Tuesdays & Thursdays 11a-1p||July 7-August 30|
|West Willow Neighborhood Association||2345 Tyler Rd||Tuesdays & Thursdays 11a-1p||July 7-August 16|
|Ypsilanti Township Community Center||2025 E Clark Rd||Monday-Friday Breakfast: 8a-9a|
|July 6-August 23||Serves meals to students in their program and for pickup of one day of meals|
Other Pickup Locations
|Location||Address||Days & Times||Start/End Dates||Notes|
|Milan Baptist Church*||31 Ferman St, Milan||Tuesdays 4-5p||June 30-August 25|
|Whitmore Lake Elementary School||1077 Barker Rd, Whitmore Lake||Tuesdays 8:30-10a||July 7-August 24|
|Rawsonville Woods||10825 Rawsonville Rd, Belleville||Wednesdays & Fridays 1-2p||July 1-August 30|
|Van Buren Estates||16800 Lohr Rd, Belleville||Wednesdays & Fridays 11:30a-12:30p||July 8-August 30|
Saline Area Schools
Summer Food Service is available at Saline High School (1300 Campus Parkway). Pickup is available from 4-6p on Tuesdays. Pickups run July 1 through August 30. They ask you to register each week to help manage supply.
Saline Area Social Services is still providing grocery pickups. Instead of outdoor distribution, call form the parking lot and they will put it outside for you. Get details on their website including hours and an order form. They also accept food donations.
Dexter Community Schools
Dexter Community Schools is distributing food themselves through the Meet Up and Eat Up Program. Distributions are on Thursdays from 10a-noon for any child in the community. Food Distribution is at Mill Creek Middle School, 7305 Dexter Ann Arbor Rd. Distributions will run from July 9-August 27.
Chelsea School District
Chelsea School District is offering summer food pickup on Mondays from 10a-noon at Chelsea High School, 740 N Freer Rd., Chelsea. Distribution will run from July 6 through August 24.
Manchester School District
Manchester School District is offering meals for students. Pickups are from 9-11a on Tuesdays and Fridays in the Manchester Jr/Sr High School Bus Loop. Manchester Jr/Sr High School is located at 20500 Dutch Rd, Manchester. You need to fill out a form in advance (one for each child) to make sure they have enough food.
TeaHaus & EatMoreTea
TeaHaus & EatMore Tea are providing free box lunches for school aged children. They are offered daily from 11a-1p at EatMoreTea, 211 E. Ann St.
If you know of other resources for food during the COVID-19 closures and summer, please let us know.