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School kids can still get free meals
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To ensure no children go hungry during summer vacation, Catholic Charities Schools Uniting Neighborhoods Community Schools are serving breakfast and lunch to anyone aged 18-years and younger.

Last summer the David Douglas School District served more than 30,000 meals between June and August, a 61 percent increase over the year before.

“It is clear that summer meals are a very important resource for children and families experiencing food insecurity, especially in this economic climate,” says Alison Dunfee, school based services manager.

From now until at least mid-August, Catholic Charities will offer free summer meals at Floyd Light Middle School, Ron Russell Middle School, East Gresham Grade School and Hall Elementary.



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