Due to a staffing
shortage related to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Duneland Child Nutrition
Department will be condensing the weekly meal distribution to two sites,
beginning Wednesday, Dec. 2.
Free meal pickup
for all children: five breakfast and five lunch meals will be distributed
once a week on Wednesdays between 3:30 and 5:30 p.m. (no meals available on
Wednesday, Dec. 23, and Wednesday, Dec. 30, due to winter break) at the
-- Yost Elementary
School, 100 W. Beam St. in Porter: Enter the parking area from Beam Street,
then go left down the hill. Stay left of the cones and follow the drive
around to the back of the building for meal pickup at the Food Service
-- Chesterton High
School, 2125 S. 11th St. in Chesterton: Enter the parking area from South
11th Street by the football stadium, then follow signage to the back of the
building for pickup.
Please pick up
meals for all children in the household at one of these locations.
Please note: in the
event of a cancellation of activities/programs on a given Wednesday due to
inclement weather, meal distribution will be conducted the following day, on
If picking up meals
for a child with food allergies, please contact Child Nutrition Director
Tammy Watkins at (219) 983-3700 for detailed information.