The O'Farrell Charter School

Winner of the National Excellence in Urban Education Award

High School News

One-Time Grocery Payment Available to Families

Students who received free or reduced-price lunch during school are eligible for a one-time payment of up to $365 in groceries, depending on how many eligible children are in the household, the county said. Those same students are also able to obtain grab-n-go meals that are being distributed by schools and community organizations.

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DELAC Meeting

Join us for our next DELAC (District English Language Advisory Committee) Meeting May 28th at 5:00 p.m.

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https://zoom.us/j/98021919682?pwd=bHhRNm9CTC9mZ1lWWUZYS3d3ZVZhQT09

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Meal Distribution-Breakfast, Lunch, & Supper

Meals are being distributed Monday through Friday between 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. in the school parking lot, 6130 Skyline Drive. Please have the student ID or a picture of each student for whom you are picking up meals.
On Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday you will receive a breakfast, lunch, and a supper for each student. Thursdays and Fridays will include a breakfast, lunch, and additional items for the weekend.
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DELAC Meeting

Join us for our next DELAC (District English Language Advisory Committee) Meeting May 28th at 5:00 p.m.

Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/98021919682?pwd=bHhRNm9CTC9mZ1lWWUZYS3d3ZVZhQT09
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Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) Application Available May 22, 2020.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), children who are eligible for free or reduced-price meals at school will get extra food benefits. These food benefits are called Pandemic EBT or P-EBT benefits. P-EBT benefits help families in California buy food when schools are closed because of the coronavirus emergency.

Families will get up to $365 per eligible child on their P-EBT card to use on food and groceries.

Families will get up to $365 per eligible child on their P-EBT card to use on food and groceries.Families with children who get CalFresh, Medi-Cal or Foster Care benefits do not need to apply. Most will get their P-EBT card in the mail during the month of May. P-EBT cards will begin arriving around May 12, 2020.Families with children who are eligible for free or reduced-price meals and who do not get their P-EBT card in the mail by about May 22, 2020 must apply online before June 30, 2020. The online application will be available beginning May 22, 2020 at  https://ca.p-ebt.org/
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CalFresh Update

CalFresh online shopping w/delivery to start 4/28/20

State of California (CDSS) passed a waiver that will allow people on CalFresh to use their benefits for online grocery shopping w/delivery. Online shopping/delivery should be available 4/28/20. More details including informational flyers at: https://www.cdss.ca.gov/ebt-online

Action needed:

Clients currently on CalFresh that they will be able to shop online through Walmart and Amazon effective 4/28/20.

Get the help you need.


Visit Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank website and CalFresh team member will reach out to you for pre-screening and application.

Connect with other community based organizations that can assist: https://www.sandiegohungercoalition.org/calfresh-assistance

Submit your own application and required documents online: https://www.getcalfresh.org/
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