Summer Food Program brings school cafeteria to neighborhoods in need

By Nuria Martinez-KeelStaff writer nmartinez-keel@ oklahoman.comWith school cafeterias closed for the summer, thousands of underprivileged children have another lifeline for meals if food is scarce at home.
The Summer Food Service Program has returned to 10 public parks and two high schools in the metro area where Oklahoma City Public Schools employees are providing free meals five days a week.
All children 18 or younger can collect a free meal, no matter where they live or attend school.Read more on NewsOK.com

By Nuria Martinez-Keel
Staff writer nmartinez-keel@ oklahoman.com

With school cafeterias closed for the summer, thousands of underprivileged children have another lifeline for meals if food is scarce at home.

The Summer Food Service Program has returned to 10 public parks and two high schools in the metro area where Oklahoma City Public Schools employees are providing free meals five days a week.

All children 18 or younger can collect a free meal, no matter where they live or attend school.
Read more on NewsOK.com

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