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Food Distributions Continue

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

A food distribution is planned for Thursday, May 21, at the Cedar Grove Community Center, 5800 N.C. 86 N., Hillsborough.

From 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., recipients will be served on a first come, first served basis. No referral is required. The distribution limit will be two households per car. This is a drive-thru distribution and boxes will be placed in the trunk of cars. Recipients are asked to use the second driveway. The distribution will take place at the bottom of the hill.

PORCH Hillsborough, the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina, and Orange County Department of Social Services have partnered to provide this distribution.

Additional Help

If your household needs other assistance with securing food, call the Orange County Department of Social Services at 919-245-2800.

Orange County Schools Distributions

Orange County Schools continues to provide meals each weekday to students, available at several locations. Meals are available for children under the age of 18. Children do not need to be present. 

Meals are available through a “grab and go” drive-thru line from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. weekdays at the following locations:

  • Fairview Community Garden, Tulip Tree Road, Hillsborough, NC 27278.
  • Cedar Grove Community Center, 5800 N.C. 86 N., Hillsborough, 27278.
  • Efland Cheeks Community Center, 117 Richmond Road, Mebane, NC 27302.
  • Cedar Ridge High School, 1125 New Grady Brown School Road, Hillsborough, NC 27278.
  • Partnership Academy School, 1006 Storey Lane, Hillsborough, NC 27278.
  • Central Elementary, 154 Hayes St., Hillsborough, NC 27278.
  • New Horizon Church, 100 Horizon Place, Durham, NC 27705.
  • Mebane Mobile Home Park, 202 Supper Club Road, Mebane, NC 27302.

Meals are also delivered via an Orange County Schools bus at the following locations at the times noted next to each location:

  • Howe St., Durham, 27705 (in the parking lot near the row of mailboxes) from 11:30 a.m. to noon.
  • Supper Club Road, Mebane 27302 (across the street from 205 Supper Club Road near gray mailboxes) from 11 a.m. to noon.
  • Dixie Avenue, Hillsborough 27278 (at entrance) from noon to 12:30 p.m.
  • Torain Street, Hillsborough 27278 (near the park) from 12:30 to 1 p.m.
  • Formax Drive, Durham 27705 (near the mailboxes) from 11 to 11:20 a.m.
  • Wilkins Drive, Durham 27705 (near row of mailboxes) from 12:15 to 12:45 p.m.
  • Sunset Place, Durham 27705 (entrance) from 12:40 to 1 p.m.