• Grab and Go Meal Program


    Food Options This Summer
    Please help us spread the word about the following options for summer food support!

    Grab and Go Meals - Woodland’s Grab and Go meal service is available for any child under the age of 18 at no charge. The program is a continuation of what was provided during the school year, but with a few modifications for summer. Food pick-up days will be Monday and Thursday each week at Woodland Intermediate, and families may pick up three breakfasts and three lunches (per child under 18) to cover food for the week. Please note: NEW LOCATION!

    • DATES: June 7 - July 22, Monday and Thursday ONLY
    • TIME: 12:15 - 1:30 p.m.
    • LOCATION: Woodland INTERMEDIATE, 1115 N. Hunt Club Road, Gurnee (this will be the only summer location).

    No service on Monday, July 5 due to the holiday


    Northern Illinois Food Bank Delivers with DoorDash - The Northern Illinois Food Bank is thrilled to support Woodland D50 families this summer with a new delivery option. Place your order through My Pantry Express, select your delivery date and location “Lake - Delivery Only”, add items to your order, then checkout. After you checkout, watch for an email confirmation and fill out the Delivery Form to confirm your address. Learn More.


    Rise and Shine Illinois Summer Meals - Free Meals for all children 18 and under. Free summer meals are part of the Summer Food Service Program funded through the U.S. Deptarment of Agriculture and administered by the Illinois State Board of Education. Learn More


    Arbor is currently hiring food service team members to work at Woodland D50!
    Start this summer and continue in the fall when the school year begins. Learn more

    Arbor Food Service



    Based on the current program under the USDA, meals will consist of the following components:

    Breakfast Components: Protein or Grain, 1 Serving Fruit/Vegetable, Milk

    Lunch Components: Meat or Meat Alternative (Vegetarian), Vegetable, Fruit, Grain, Milk

    (Examples of Meat Alternatives: Cheese Pizza, Cheese, Sun Butter, Salad, Yogurt, Hummus)


    Questions can be emailed to Judy Cox at jcox@dist50.net


    Questions regarding the P-EBT benefits and issuances? Please review the information on the Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) website, including the frequently asked questions. Contact the IDHS toll-free P-EBT Helpline number at 1-833-621-0737.


    In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English. To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by: (1) Mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; (2) Fax: (202) 690-7442; or (3) Email: program.intake@usda.gov.




    In accordance with new USDA rules, we are now able to serve meals to children 18 & under at no cost to the family.  This free community program results in less food waste. This is for all children regardless of your current meal program code (free, reduced or paid).