Number of free summer meals for kids on the rise, report says
It says more than 462,000 kids got free or reduced-price lunches in
“The programs are not serving all the kids that they should and part of the big problem—and this is true in urban, suburban and rural areas—is that there are not enough summer programs for low income children to keep them safe, engaged and active during the summer months,” FitzSimons said.
FitzSimons says another challenge is making meal sites convenient for families,
especially in rural areas.