Summer EBT

6:04 pm
Tue March 5, 2013

16,000 DPS free lunch kids to get food help in summer

Bridge card for Summer EBT program
State of Michigan

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is expanding a pilot program to help children get nutritious meals when their school's free lunch program has shut down for the summer.

For a long time, the agency has funded a program that sets up meal sites at churches and other locations, where children can go to get meals in the summer time.

But many children in rural and inner-city neighborhoods have no site near them, or no safe and reliable way to get there.

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