Alot of you will know that Carambola are our school lunch providers, delivering free lunches to the school everyday. Last year, during the school closures, the delivered FREE provision boxes of food to each child’s house. A huge amount of parents signed up to it and were delighted with the foods they received.

Carambola have contacted the school to say that they will once again, deliver provision boxes to children’s homes, while schools are closed in January 2021.

Who can receive the food boxes?
ALL pupils of Scoil na  Croise Naofa, from Early Start up to 6th Class can sign up, even if your child does not usually get the Carambola school lunch. If you have more than one child in the school, you can sign up for a box for each child.

What will be in the boxes? 
Each box contains 4 WEEKS’ WORTH of breakfast (cereal, fruit juice), lunch (pasta & sauce, baked beans, spaghetti shapes, flavoured noodles, packet soups, wraps) and healthy treats (tinned fruit,  cream crackers, digestive biscuits, popcorn). These items may change depending on availability.

There is NO COST for parents or the school. (It is grant funded).

When will they be delivered?
Carambola will aim to send out the first boxes by Friday 15th January (for orders received by Fri 8th Jan). Orders received from Monday 11th onwards will be sent later in the month.

Orders will be delivered directly to the child’s home, by courier.

How can I sign up?
To sign up – please reply to this school email ( or text 0860229419 before FRIDAY 8th Jan at 11am.  (If you sign up after Friday at 11am, you will still receive a food box, but it will be later in the month before it is delivered. But do still sign up!)

Please include:

  • Your child(ren)’s name AND class
  • The ADDRESS you wish the provision box to be delivered to.

By sending the text / email, you will be giving the school consent to pass this information on to Carambola. Carambola will only use this information in relation to the delivery of the food boxes.

This is a FANTASTIC service – so many parents were delighted last year. So, please spread the word and remind other parents that you are in contact with to sign up!!