On Sunday afternoon Greenwich Schools Superintendent Dr. Toni Jones emailed families to give an update about food service changes.
While schools are closed the district is providing breakfast and lunch during the school week Monday-Friday to ALL students 18 years or younger.
“New! Hot Breakfast,” Jones’ message announced, adding starting this Tuesday the district will start a hot breakfast drop-off in the morning.
“While last week we were dropping off breakfast at the same time as lunch, we realized that many of our children were utilizing the breakfast bars for an afternoon snack,” Jones said. “Hence, having no breakfast the next morning.”
Jones expressed gratitude to the Transportation Association of Greenwich “TAG” who is partnering with the district to deliver breakfast five mornings a week.
Hot breakfast will be delivered by TAG on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. On Tuesday and Thursday, breakfast will be delivered by the same small, yellow school buses that deliver lunch.
Breakfast will include such items as pancakes, french toast sticks and waffles with options for cold breakfast including cereal and milk.
Last week TAG announced they would extend their services to help residents who are homebound as a result of the COVID-19 emergency.
There is a GoFundMe page for concerned citizens who want to help TAG achieve its mission by making a donation. Those wishing to help can visit the GoFundMe page.
TAG is a federally registered 501(c)(3) charitable organization, so donations are tax-deductible.