- Associated Press - Monday, July 4, 2016

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Utah is getting dozens of new locations this summer where children from low-income families can get free or reduced-price meals this summer.

The Deseret News reports (https://bit.ly/29bW3kf ) that more than one-third of Utah’s K-12 students are eligible for free or reduced school lunches.

When school’s out for the summer, the federally-funded Summer Food Service Program helps feed those 220,000 children.

The program has added more locations this year to accommodate the 35 percent of Utah school children who qualify for free or low-cost meals.

Education officials say there are now more than 250 libraries, parks, schools, churches and other locations where children can get up to two meals a day.

More information and locations are available by calling 1-800-453-FOOD.


Information from: Deseret News, https://www.deseretnews.com

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