HRCSD Nutrition Services

  • Information and Resources Regarding Meal Services

    Under a program through the USDA, all Hood River County School District students and children ages 1-18 will receive free breakfast and lunch. 

    Meal Pick-Up

    Who: Any child ages 1-18 years old are eligible for one breakfast and one lunch per school day.  

    Where: Meals will be available for pickup outside of the schools listed below. 

    When: School Days (Monday through Friday) from 11am to 12:30pm.  

    • Cascade Locks Elementary School, 300 Wanapa St.
    • May Street Elementary School, 1001 10th St. 
    • Westside Elementary School, 3685 Belmont Dr. 
    • Mid-Valley Elementary School, 3686 Davis Dr. 
    • Parkdale Elementary School, 4880 Van Nuys Dr. 
    • Wy’east Middle School, 3000 Wy’east Rd. 
    • Hood River Valley High School, 1220 Indian Creek Rd. 


    All sites are outside, and we ask that you wear a facemask and practice physical distancing as you pick up meals. 

    Households financially impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) may be able to qualify for The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). SNAP offers food benefits to eligible, low-income individuals and families. Find out if you are eligible and how to apply for food benefits by clicking here

  • Contact Information

    Heidi Benson, Director of Nutrition Services (

    p. 541-387-5011

    Portrait of Heidi Benson  
    “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), visit 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: eMail
    This institution is an equal opportunity provider.”