Where to get free meals from Williamson County Schools, Franklin Special School District this summer

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Meals will be available for pick-up this summer from both school districts. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Meals will be available for pick-up this summer from both school districts. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Students who normally get breakfast and lunch at school will have the option to continue receiving meals this summer through Williamson County Schools and Franklin Special School District.

Both districts will offer meal pickup for students age 18 and younger.


FSSD will offer meals through July 23 at its drive-thru and pickup locations. Drive-thru locations will be open from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Poplar Grove School, located at 2959 Del Rio Pike, and Liberty Elementary School, located at 600 Liberty Pike. Each child will be given seven breakfasts and seven lunches.

Pickup locations will also be set up at Franklin-area bus stops Monday-Friday at varying times.

  • Hickory Drive: 11 a.m.

  • Liberty Oaks: 11:05 a.m.

  • Ash Drive: 11:16 a.m.

  • Chestnut Lane: 11:20 a.m.

  • Cadet Street: 11:40 a.m.

  • Flintlock: 11:50 a.m.

  • Heritage Place: Noon

  • Park Street: 11 a.m.

  • Acton Street: 11:10 a.m.

  • Short Court: 11:15 a.m.

  • Carter Street: 11:20 a.m.

  • Johnson Circle: 11:25 a.m.

  • Reddick Street: 11:30 a.m.

  • Franklin Estates: 11:40 a.m. (by the pool)

  • Robin Hill Road: Noon

  • Shawnee Drive: 12:05 p.mp

  • Edgewood Boulevard: 12:10 p.m.

  • Franklin Estates 2: 12:15 p.m.

  • Franklin Estates 3: 12:20 p.m.


Williamson County Schools will also offer meal kits from June 8-July 1 on Tuesdays and Thursdays at Allendale Elementary, Bethesda Elementary, Fairview Elementary, Fairview Middle, Hunters Bend Elementary, Kenrose Elementary, Mill Creek Elementary, Thompson Station Middle, Trinity Elementary and Woodland Middle schools. Families can submit a meal kit order here.

For the 2021-22 school year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced in April that all students will be eligible to receive free meals through June 30, 2022.
By Wendy Sturges
A Houston native and graduate of St. Edward's University in Austin, Wendy Sturges has worked as a community journalist covering local government, health care, business and development since 2011. She has worked with Community Impact since 2015 as a reporter and editor and moved to Tennessee in 2019.


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