DOE opens 8 more kosher meal pick-up sites in Brooklyn and Queens
Today eight more kosher meal sites are opening across the city.
The Department of Education says halal and vegetarian meals are already available at all meal locations, and now kosher meals will be available at 10 locations in Queens and Brooklyn.
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According to the DOE, two of the sites began serving on Tuesday in Brooklyn. They are P.S. 132 and P.S. 257, both in Williamsburg.
The Department of Education says it began offering free meals to any student that needed one across the city on March 16, and on April 3 the program was expanded to include all New Yorkers.
DOE officials tell News 12 about 4.5 million meals have been served at the more than 400 sites offering them across the city.
The kosher meals are free, and you can receive up to three of them a day at one of the 10 locations in Brooklyn and Queens.
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In addition to the sites that opened on Tuesday, the kosher meals are now available at P.S. 289 on Saint Marks Avenue, I.S. 2 on Parkside Avenue, P.S. 192 on 18th Avenue, and P.S. 197 on East 22nd Street, as well as four other locations in Queens.
All of the sites are open from 7:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.