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News Release, St. Mary’s County Public Information Office

LEONARDTOWN, MD -The St. Mary’s County Department of Aging & Human Services’ Human Services Division and the Local Management Board are proud to support organizations helping to ensure citizens in need in St. Mary’s County continues to get meals.

St. Mary’s County Public Schools

St. Mary’s County Public Schools Department of Food and Nutrition Services is offering meals to students through the Summer Meals Program. Acceptance and participation requirements for the Program and all activities are the same for all regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. Meals will be provided at the sites and times as follows:

  • Leonardtown Elementary School, 22885 Duke Street, Leonardtown, MD 20650
  • Greenview Knolls Elementary School, 45711 Military Lane, Great Mills, MD 20634

Beginning March 17-27, 2020, drive-up lunch service will be provided at the locations listed below from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Meals will be offered to all children age 18 years of age and under free of charge. Parents and children can drive up to these locations and receive meals that they can take home during our current school closures. We are asking community members to remain in their vehicles until they are directed to retrieve their meals from the designated area. There will be St. Mary’s County personnel to direct service.

St. Mary’s Caring Soup Kitchen
Meals will be handed out, one per person, between 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m., Monday-Saturday AT THE St. Mary’s Caring Sour Kitchen located at 20850 Langley Road, Lexington Park, MD 20653. People will be required to leave the property immediately upon receiving their food and will not be allowed to congregate on the grounds for personal safety reasons. The soup kitchen will alternate between hot meals and cold sandwiches.

The soup kitchen needs bottled water, fruit cups, puddings, etc., granola bars, chips, to-go containers with lids for soup, individual condiment packets, and individual desserts. Drop-off times are 8:30 a.m.- 1:30 p.m. Monday – Saturday.

If there are other agencies or citizens that are providing feeding service, please contact the Local Management Liaison, Kelsey Bush at, 301-475-4200 ext. 71848, or kelsey.bush@stmarysmd.com.