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‘No V.I. Child Goes Hungry’ Feeding Initiative to Resume on New Date, January 25

The Department of Education will begin meal distribution to V.I. students on Thursday. (Shutterstock image)
The Department of Education will begin meal distribution to V.I. students on Thursday. (Shutterstock image)

The Virgin Islands Department of Education will resume its ‘No V.I. Child Goes Hungry’ Feeding Initiative on Monday, Jan. 25, due to ongoing COVID-19 testing for frontline staff. (The original date had been Jan. 21.)

Breakfast and lunch will be available for pick up at 9 a.m. at all distribution sites, Monday through Friday, until supplies last. The feeding initiative does not operate on holidays and weekends.

Additional reeducation training on COVID-19, conducted by the V.I. Department of Health, has been scheduled for school food service workers, bus drivers and monitors prior to the restart of the feeding program. These employees will also undergo COVID-19 testing.

All kitchens servicing the feeding program have received specialized deep cleaning by COVID-19-certified contracted cleaners.

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Parents or guardians picking up meals should note the following:

Meals are limited to five per person (five breakfasts and five lunches)

A face mask or facial covering must be worn when collecting meals

Identification is not required at pick up

St. Croix District Distribution Sites (9 a.m. on weekdays, until supplies last)

Alfredo Andrews Elementary School

Arthur A. Richards K-8 School

Claude O. Markoe Elementary School

D.C. Canegata Multipurpose Center (outside)

Eulalie R. Rivera K-8 School

John H. Woodson Junior High School

Lew Muckle Elementary School

Juanita Gardine K-8 School

Renholdt “Rookie” Jackson Ballpark, Estate Whim

Ricardo Richards Elementary School

St. Croix Central High School

St. Croix Educational Complex High School

William’s Delight Villas Community Center

St. John Distribution Sites (9 a.m. weekdays, until supplies last)

Bellvue

Calabash Boom Housing Community

Chocolate Hole

Coral Bay Fire Station

Estate Grunwald

Estate Pastory

George Simmons Terrace

Julius E. Sprauve School

Pine Peace Basketball Court

St. Thomas Distribution Sites (9 a.m. weekdays, until supplies last)

Alvin McBean Ballpark

Anna’s Retreat Community Center

Bordeaux Basketball Court

Contant Knolls Community Center

Estate Bovoni Community Center

Ezra Fredericks Ballpark (formerly Frydenhoj Ballpark)

Joseph Sibilly School parking lot

Magen’s Bay/Luvenlund Junction

Michael Kirwan Terrace Community Center

Oswald E. Harris Court Community Center

Paul M. Pearson Gardens Community Center

Savan Basketball Court

Smith Bay Ballpark

Tutu Valley Basketball Court

Ulla F. Muller Elementary School (front entrance)

Winston Raymo Recreational Center

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Power rotation schedule.WAPA ALERT:

STT/STJ— Please be advised the following is a tentative rotation schedule of when feeders will be impacted. The schedule is based on load demand and subject to change. 1:00 am – 3:00 am Feeders 5A, 6A and 8A will be impacted | 3:00 am – 5:00 am Feeders 10B, 6B and 7B will be impacted | 5:00 am – 7:00 am Feeders 8B, 7E and 9C will be impacted | 8:00 am - 10:00 am Feeders 9E, 7C and 6A will be impacted. Once again, all of the timeframes listed are estimates and designed to help with planning and preparation. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your ongoing patience as we work to resolve this issue.

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Curious what is going on with 7A as it is not listed in the rotation and just seems to be OUT?!

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The Department of Education will begin meal distribution to V.I. students on Thursday. (Shutterstock image)
The Department of Education will begin meal distribution to V.I. students on Thursday. (Shutterstock image)
The Virgin Islands Department of Education will resume its ‘No V.I. Child Goes Hungry’ Feeding Initiative on Monday, Jan. 25, due to ongoing COVID-19 testing for frontline staff. (The original date had been Jan. 21.) Breakfast and lunch will be available for pick up at 9 a.m. at all distribution sites, Monday through Friday, until supplies last. The feeding initiative does not operate on holidays and weekends. Additional reeducation training on COVID-19, conducted by the V.I. Department of Health, has been scheduled for school food service workers, bus drivers and monitors prior to the restart of the feeding program. These employees will also undergo COVID-19 testing. All kitchens servicing the feeding program have received specialized deep cleaning by COVID-19-certified contracted cleaners. Parents or guardians picking up meals should note the following: Meals are limited to five per person (five breakfasts and five lunches) A face mask or facial covering must be worn when collecting meals Identification is not required at pick up St. Croix District Distribution Sites (9 a.m. on weekdays, until supplies last) Alfredo Andrews Elementary School Arthur A. Richards K-8 School Claude O. Markoe Elementary School D.C. Canegata Multipurpose Center (outside) Eulalie R. Rivera K-8 School John H. Woodson Junior High School Lew Muckle Elementary School Juanita Gardine K-8 School Renholdt “Rookie” Jackson Ballpark, Estate Whim Ricardo Richards Elementary School St. Croix Central High School St. Croix Educational Complex High School William’s Delight Villas Community Center St. John Distribution Sites (9 a.m. weekdays, until supplies last) Bellvue Calabash Boom Housing Community Chocolate Hole Coral Bay Fire Station Estate Grunwald Estate Pastory George Simmons Terrace Julius E. Sprauve School Pine Peace Basketball Court St. Thomas Distribution Sites (9 a.m. weekdays, until supplies last) Alvin McBean Ballpark Anna’s Retreat Community Center Bordeaux Basketball Court Contant Knolls Community Center Estate Bovoni Community Center Ezra Fredericks Ballpark (formerly Frydenhoj Ballpark) Joseph Sibilly School parking lot Magen’s Bay/Luvenlund Junction Michael Kirwan Terrace Community Center Oswald E. Harris Court Community Center Paul M. Pearson Gardens Community Center Savan Basketball Court Smith Bay Ballpark Tutu Valley Basketball Court Ulla F. Muller Elementary School (front entrance) Winston Raymo Recreational Center