FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) —
Every day meals are being set out on the desk and the youngsters are lining up. Typically these are their only nutritious meals of the day.
“We try to maintain vitamin going by way of the winter break. We know that oldsters can wrestle,” stated Robbie Wilson, Meals Service Supervisor.
Fresno Unified Faculty District and Fresno EOC are making sure no youngster goes hungry, particularly through the winter break.
With Christmas is arising money might be tight for families during this time of yr.
“The necessity is actual and this is our attain out,” Wilson stated.
The Winter Meals Providers Program is federally funded by the USDA. and it isn’t only for youngsters in Fresno County.
“It is Clovis, Kerman, not matter the place you’re from LA, from Wisconsin 1-18 you’ll be able to have a free and nutritious meal,” Wilson stated.
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This is the second yr for this program they anticipate to serve hundreds of youngsters over a three week interval.
“It’s cool you realize there are a lot of people that do not have the privilege of getting meals and just making an attempt to assist out the group,” stated one scholar.
Lunches can be served on a regular basis on the eight Fresno Unified High faculties and grownup faculties.
The Fresno EOC can also be offering free breakfast and lunches at a number of totally different places.
They also have a brilliant green cellular bus that may drive to a certain area and youngsters can decide up their meal.
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