Food Distribution for MTRSD Families

The Mohawk Trail School System
Mohawk Trail Regional School District | Hawlemont Regional School District
Patricia Bell, Interim Superintendent 24 Ashfield Road
Melissa A. Dunnet, Business Administrator Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts 01370
Leann Z. Loomis, Director of Pupil Personnel Services Phone: (413) 625-0192 – Fax: (413) 625-0196
March 17, 2020

Food Distribution to MTRSD Families
The Mary Lyon Foundation, in partnership with the Mohawk Trail Regional School District, is organizing efforts to provide groceries to district families during the mandated school closure. This program will begin later this week. To participate please follow the instructions below:

  • To register, please contact Sue Mitchell, District Nurse Leader
  • Families will need to register each week in order to receive groceries
  • Food distribution will occur at Buckland-Shelburne Elementary each Friday from 4:PM-7PM
  • Grocery bags will be packed with essential dry staples such as peanut butter and jelly, spaghetti, fresh
  • food, and milk as available. Bags will be delivered in a “grab and go” style right to your car (pull up in the circle in front of the school).

Contact Sue Mitchell, or (413) 522-9618
Please provide: Family Name / Town Residence / Number of members in the household. Please
designate if there are any food allergies.

Registration Dates: For Pick Up on:
March 17-19 Friday, March 20
March 21-26 Friday, March 27
March 28-April 2 Friday, April 3
April 4-9 Friday, April 10

If you have questions, please contact: Sue Mitchell, at or (413) 522-9618.

How You Can Help:
We greatly appreciate the incredible support from our community! We hope you understand, at this time, due to constraints regarding public access to our schools, community volunteers are unable to assist with the
distribution process. However, in order to keep our families fed, if you would still like to contribute, the Mary Lyon Foundation is accepting donations! You can mail your check, made payable to the Mary Lyon Foundation to:
Mary Lyon Foundation
PO Box 184
Shelburne Falls, MA 01370
In the check memo, please indicate: Student Assistance Program
You may also make an online gift via the foundation’s website at . Simply click the
“Make a Donation” button found at the top of the page.