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

LEONARDTOWN, MD – St. Mary’s County Public Schools will provide a drive-up lunch service from April 6-17, 2020, Monday-Friday, at the locations listed below from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. daily. 

Please note there will be no school site meal distribution on the designated holidays of Friday, April 10, 2020, and Monday, April 13, 2020. 

Meals will be offered to all children 18 years and younger free of charge. Parents and children can drive up to these locations and receive meals that they can take home during current school closures.

Leonardtown Elementary School

  • 22885 Duke Street
  • Leonardtown, MD 20650

Greenview Knolls Elementary School

  • 45711 Military Lane
  • Great Mills, MD 20634

Margaret Brent Middle School

  • 29675 Point Lookout Road
  • Mechanicsville, MD 20659

Lexington Park Elementary School

  • 46763 Shangri-La Drive
  • Lexington Park, MD 20653

For questions regarding the lunch service program, please email foodservices@smcps.org.

St. Mary’s Caring Soup Kitchen, 20850 Langley Road, Lexington Park is distributing take-and-go meals between 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Monday through Saturday. One meal per person.

The soup kitchen also has bagged lunch distribution sites on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, with a Pop-Up Pantry on Wednesdays between 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. in the parking lot at the following locations:

  • Ridge – Dollar General, 13270 Point Lookout Rd.
  • Piney Point- Chief’s Restaurant, 44584 Tall Timbers Rd.
  • Charlotte Hall – April’s Pools, on the corner of Rt. 5 and Rt. 6
  • Bushwood – Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 23080 Maddox Rd.

For more information on the St. Mary’s Caring program, call 301-863-5700.

Sheetz is proud to announce a new Kidz Meal Bagz program providing free food to help children and families in need as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Meal Bagz will be available all-day starting Thursday, April 2, and will include a turkey sandwich, chips, and a drink.

Families interested in taking advantage of the free Kidz Meal Bagz program should go to participating Sheetz locations and ask an employee at the register for a meal. Families will be offered one bag per child and meals will be available daily while supplies last.

The Kidz Meal Bagz program will be available at 293 stores across Pennsylvania, Maryland, Ohio, North Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia. The program began April 2, 2020 and is scheduled for a period of two weeks at which time it will be reevaluated based on community need.

A full list of participating Sheetz locations can be found here: https://www.sheetz.com/news/kidzmeals


David M. Higgins II, Publisher/Editor

David M. Higgins was born in Baltimore and grew up in Southern Maryland. He has had a passion for journalism since high school. After spending many years in the Hospitality Industry he began working in...