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Summer Food Programs Means Kids Can Eat Free During the Summer, but They Aren’t

Although twenty-one million children are eligible to eat free or reduced-price lunch at school from September to June, less than three million children participate in the USDA’s Summer Food Service Program. In response to this low-uptake, efforts are underway to help these children access the healthy foods they’re eligible for.  Read the Spotlight on Poverty’s call to action. 08/22/2011