LaRue County Schools will provide free meals to children this summer as part of a federal program. This is the first summer in more than 10 years that the school system will participate in the program, said Stephanie Utley, food service director for the district. The U.S. Department of Agriculture will reimburse the district for each meal served.
We're talking about KY Kids Eat and Anthem Medicaid...two organizations that are fighting hunger for local kids.
A new report finds more low-income children in Kentucky are starting their school days with the food they need to fuel their brain.
Thousands of children rely on meals they receive through school and will lose access to those important meals in a few months when school lets out for the summer.