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Mathews schools’ food ‘Grab and Go’ station a big hit

Mathews County Public Schools began its “Grab and Go” food station on Tuesday. The station served about 200 meals on its first day and delivered about 25 more.

The Grab and Go station is a meal service run by Mathews County Public Schools personnel to provide breakfast and lunch meals to all children (ages 18 and younger) at no charge during the school closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

“I really want people to know how committed we are to this,” said Nelda Gibbs, Director of Food Services at MCPS. “We will do whatever we need to do to get our children fed.”

The meals are available to all children regardless of where they receive their education. This includes students who receive home instruction or attend private school settings.

“The goal of Mathews County Public Schools is to take care of our students and the children of this county,” Gibbs said. “If anyone needs or wants a meal, please call one of the school offices and we will put them on the delivery list or they...

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