Food for Lane County makes sure low-income kids receive lunches in the summer

EUGENE, Ore. – More than half of the K through 12 students in Lane County are eligible for free lunch programs at school, according to Food for Lane County.

But when school is out, that hunger and need doesn’t go away.

Food for Lane County works through the summer to keep young people eating nutritiously year-round.

“We have hamburgers, apples and carrots for today,” said Joshua Sand, a Food for Lane County volunteer. “It’s a complete meal. It gives you all the basic nutrition that you need.”


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By David Caltabiano, KMTR