Summer Lunch Programs for Children Increase

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Woodcrest Elementary school is part of a growing trend in the Metro area, helping ensure that students are eating lunch even though they are on summer break.
The Spring Lake Park district is part of the federally funded Summer Good service Program reports the Star Tribune.
Hopkins area schools are taking a different approch, they offer well-balanced, non-processed meals for students reports Golden Valley Patch. Students 18-years-old and younger are eligible for these free meals. Hopkins area schools see these meals as not only feeding children but also a way to strengthen the community.
The number of 'free lunch' sites has increased from 538 to nearly 600, according to figures from the Minnesota Department of Education.

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