Agua Fria high school district adds grab-and-go pickup sites


Beginning Monday, March 30, Agua Fria Union High School District will deliver free grab-and-go meals to families of children ages 18 and younger at 11 sites throughout the district to augument pickup sites being served by Avondale and Litchfield elementary school districts.

The service is part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s meal program, and each bag contains breakfast and lunch prepared in one of the district’s kitchens. Families do not need to register to pick up meals and there is no income requirement. Children must be present to pick up meals, however.

Sites launching Monday include:


Park at Granada Road between 125th and 124th Drive, 11:10-11:25 a.m.
Santa Fe Trail between Cambridge and Windsor, 11:45 a.m.- 12:05 p.m.
Park on 4th Avenue just south of Western, 12:30-12:50 p.m.
Riley Drive just east of 6th Street, 1:10-1:35 p.m.


Greenbelt at 164th Lane between Roosevelt and Baden, 11-11:30 a.m.
167th Ave and Melvin Street, 11:50 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Park at S. Village Boulevard and Anasazi Street, 12:30-12:50 p.m.
Wildflower Drive and W. Adams St., 11:10-11:30 a.m.
Shooting Star Drive and W Tonto St., 11:45 a.m.-12:10 p.m.
157th Avenue and W. Sonora St., 12:25-12:45 p.m.
Park at 153rd Avenue between Morning Glory and Madison streets, 1- 1:20 p.m.

Meals will be distributed at each site weekdays while schools are closed due to COVID-19.

Learn more at,, or For information regarding ETA or location of buses and bus stops, call the AFUHSD Transportation Department at 623-932-7100

Avondale Elementary Food Services is distributing meals from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. weekdays in the following school parking lots:


Michael Anderson School, 45 S. 3rd Ave.
Avondale Middle School, 1406 N. Central Ave.
Lattie Coor School, 220 W. E La Canada Blvd., Avondale


Centerra Mirage STEM Academy, 15151 W. Centerra Drive
Desert Star School, 2131 S. 157th Ave.
Desert Thunder School, 16750 W. Garfield St.
Eliseo C. Felix School, 540 E. La Pasada Blvd.
Wildflower Accelerated Academy, 325 .S Wildflower Drive

District mobile pickup sites include:


Byrd’s Mobile Home Park, 281 W Main St, Avondale, 11 a.m.
Country Villa Mobile Home Park, 1105 N Dysart Road, Avondale, 11 a.m.
Madison Heights Apartments, 1110 N. Dysart Road, 11:30 a.m.
Palm West Mobile Home Park, 300 W. Lower Buckeye, 11:30 a.m.
Rancho Santa Fe Apartments, 13015 W, Rancho Santa Fe Blvd., 11 a.m.
Rose Terrace Apartments, 525 E Harrison Dr, Avondale, 11 a.m.
Sedona Peaks and Siesta Pointe Apartments, 12851 W Buckeye Road, noon


Bus stop at 151st Avenue and W. Melvin St., noon
Bus stop at 161st Avenue and W. Latham Street, 11 am.
Bus stop at 176th Drive and W. Lincoln St., 11 a.m.
Canyon Trails greenbelt, 16861 W. Hilton Ave., 11 a.m.
Canyon Trails greenbelt, 17308 W. Adams St., noon
Cotton Flower Park, 1690 S. 173rd Ave., 11 a.m.
De Paz Park, 804 E. Via Elena St., noon
Planet Fitness parking lot, 515 S. Cotton Lane, 11:30 a.m.
Sarival Village Park, 3299 S. 162nd Ave., noon