As part of their response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Link Transit will begin operating all services fare free effective Thursday, March 19. The hope is that this will eliminate a potential touchpoint for transmission of the virus, and also assist those who may be experiencing any financial burdens as a result of the pandemic. This fare free service will remain in effect until further notice.
Wenatchee School District
Free meals for school children. For pdf click here (available in Spanish and in English).
Eastmont School District
During school closure, Eastmont Food Services will provide lunch to any child or teenager 18 and younger at no cost. Children do not have to be currently enrolled at Eastmont School District.
The following sites will be open from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Monday through Friday:
Rock Island Elementary School (Front Door Entry)
Grant Elementary (Commons Entry)
Sterling (Entry on James Street)
Cascade Elementary (Entry to Gymnasium)
Children cannot pick up a meal for another child, including siblings.
As the closure continues, we will evaluate the participation and may need to adjust the locations.
Cascade School District
Free meal support for students will be sack lunches provided. You must complete the survey at https://www.cascadesd.org/
Locations and times for pickup Monday-Friday are:
- Beaver Valley School, Plain 8:45-9:45 am
- Blewett Fire Station, Blewett (Valley Hi) 8:40-9:40 am
- Cascade High School, 8:15-9:15 am
- Dryden Softball Field Park, 8:50-9:50 am
- Nason Creek Rest area, Merritt 8:45 - 9:45 am
- Peshastin-Dryden Elementary School, 8:30-9:30 am
Lake Chelan School District
FOOD SERVICE OPTIONS FOR ALL STUDENTS I. MONDAY – FRIDAY (beginning Monday, March 23rd) Hot Meals (Grab & Go) will be served Monday through Friday from 10:30 am -12:30pm to avoid large gatherings. Meals will be served “drive through style” (walk-ups are welcome) at the following locations:
Morgen Owings Elementary School: Enter at the MOE bus loading zone on Woodin Ave.
Chelan Middle/High School: Enter through the back entrance off Farnham Street behind the High School.
Each child will receive two meals (lunch for the day and breakfast for the following morning. Note: Students must be present at the time of service.
Alternate Locations for Grab & Go meals (Cold meals: sack lunch and breakfast) will be served Monday through Friday from 10:30 to 11:30 am, at the following sites:
Apple Acres Mobile Home Park – 35 Apple Acres Road
Chelan Falls Park – 555 1st Street Chelan Falls II.
WEEKENDS (FRIDAY pick-up beginning Friday, March 20th) THRIVE Chelan Valley (a non-profit agency supporting our youth) will be offering Grab & Go weekend food bags for Chelan & Manson school districts. Food bags through THRIVE can be picked up between 5 and 7 pm on Fridays throughout the school closure at the following location: Chelan Middle/High School: Enter through the back entrance off Farnham Street behind the High School
CHILD CARE If you are a health professional or first responder who requires child care please call Sarah Clarke at 509 679-4011 or contact her via email at
Bridgeport School District
Entiat School District
Click here for information on meals, child care, and learning opportunities.
Waterville School District
Check out their website for daily updates.
Rail Station and Ale House in Wenatchee
Via their facebook page: "...starting Thursday we will be feeding the children of our community. No questions asked, no purchase required.. period. Through the rest of this crisis (or as long as we can keep the doors open) EVERY Tuesday and Thursday we will have HOT meals available for any and all school age children, and those meals will be GOOD.
I will not waste this food, in fact NONE of it will ever see my dumpster. Again, no purchase requirement....you don't have to buy anything to qualify except be a minor. Just bring your kids between 4pm and 7pm Tuesday and Thursday and worry about 1 LESS thing."
For more info check out their Facebook page.