end hunger http://michiganradio.org en National pilot program targeting child hunger in the summer launches in Grand Rapids http://michiganradio.org/post/national-pilot-program-targeting-child-hunger-summer-launches-grand-rapids <p>More than <a href="http://www.michigan.gov/mde/0,1607,7-140-37818-250998--,00.html">half a million Michigan kids qualified</a> for free and reduced lunches last year. But only about 1 in 6 of them took advantage of the programs offered during the three month summer break.</p><p><strong>By the numbers</strong></p><ul><li>The nation: 18.5 million children are eligible &ndash; 3.3 million (18%) participated</li><li>In Michigan: 546,000 children are eligible &ndash; 92,500 (17%) participated Thu, 24 Feb 2011 22:33:33 +0000 Lindsey Smith 1421 at http://michiganradio.org National pilot program targeting child hunger in the summer launches in Grand Rapids