Student Grocery Distribution

Student Grocery Distribution

Mayor Bowser Launches Grocery Sites at DC Schools, Available to All Families Hotline Available for Homebound Residents to Request Delivery of Food and Essential Items (WASHINGTON, DC) –

Today, Mayor Muriel Bowser launched 10 weekday grocery distribution sites at District schools to help families access meals and other resources during the coronavirus (COVID-19) public health emergency. The grocery distribution sites are being launched in partnership with Martha’s Table and DC Central Kitchen. The sites are available to all families and are open Monday – Friday, 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Residents can pick up pre-packed grocery bags, which include fresh produce and dry goods. Groceries are being distributed on a first come, first served basis.

Attached is a list of the distribution sites Breakfast and lunch are still being distributed at these schools and other sites across the District. Visit here for a comprehensive schedule and list of distribution sites.

The Mayor also launched a COVID-19 Needs Hotline and Web Portal for residents to request food and other essential items be delivered to their homes if they have been directed by a medical provider to self-quarantine, or if they have no other means to acquire these items. Eligible residents can call 1-888-349-8323 or visit to request assistance.

For more information on the District’s response to COVID-19, visit