Area Restaurants, Schools Offering Free Meals To Kids During Coronavirus Outbreak

SOUTH CAROLINA – The Coronavirus (COVID-19) is closing schools, keeping people out of work and impacting small businesses.

That’s why restaurants and schools in our viewing area are offering rescue packages or free food and deals so kids do not go without a meal during the outbreak. Many students rely on free or reduced school lunches.

They’re working to help struggling families and encourage the public to come out and support small businesses.

Sonic Drive-In: Parents are welcome to bring their kids for a free junior burrito and small drink between 7 and 10 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Limited to one burrito and drink per child in grades K through 8th grade per day. The child must be present at the time of ordering. This offer is valid for Lancaster, Tega Cay, Rock Hill and York locations.

Dixie Pig: The Rock Hill restaurant will extend Kids Eat Free everyday until the end of March. Two free kid meals for every purchase of one adult meal. Dine in and take out available. If you don’t want to enter the restaurant, call 803-342-3116 and someone will bring your order to your car.

Danny’s Pizza: The pizza restaurant in Fort Mill and Rock Hill is supporting the Black Road community by delivering 30 pizzas to the community every Thursday. If the store needs to close, the pizzas will be delivered when they can open.

Rock Hill Schools: The district is offering free “grab and go” breakfast and lunch services at five locations to all students 18 years of age and younger. Breakfast will be available between 8 and 10 a.m. and lunch will be available between 11 and 1 p.m. To pick up a meal, visit the location closest to you. Children must be present with a parent or guardian to obtain a free meal.

Locations: Belleview Elementary, Finely Road Elementary, Richmond Drive Elementary, Rosewood Elementary and Oakdale Elementary.

Toppers Pizza: The Fort Mill restaurant is providing free small pizzas for any student that needs it between and 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. through March 31st or until school starts back. Ask for Bill or one of his managers. we’ll

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