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UPDATE: Boys & Girls Club meal service at Suburu School will replace service at Stockdale Club

Posted at 1:37 PM, Aug 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-10 16:37:50-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The Boys & Girls Clubs of Kern County is providing a "grab and go" Meal Service for at-risk and disadvantaged children in Arvin, Bakersfield, and Lamont.

The Club's Nutrition Program is currently serving 2,400 meals per day at five locations.

The program will continue to serve "supper" along with "snack" for the following day together to reduce the frequency that families have to leave their homes to pick up meals, however starting this Thursday the Stockdale Club’s external meal service will be moved to the Suburu Elementary campus to increase food accessibility for children in need.

Meals will be made available to all children, without any eligibility documentation, who are 18 years of age and younger during the COVID-19 crisis at the following locations:
David Head Center
10300 San Diego Street
Lamont, CA 93241
Meal Service (2:00 PM)

Arvin Children’s Center
800 Walnut Drive
Arvin, CA 93203
Meal Service (2:00 PM)

Lamont Club
8301 Segrue Road
Lamont, CA 93241
Meal Service (3:00 PM)

Armstrong Youth Center
801 Niles Street
Bakersfield, CA 93305
Meal Service (3:00 PM)

Stockdale Club
5207 Young Street
Bakersfield, CA 93311
Meal Service (3:00 PM)