SPRINGDALE, Ark. (KFTA)–A U.S. senator from Arkansas toured a Springdale food pantry Friday to find out how the organization is helping the community during the summer.
Sen. John Boozman (R) spent an hour at “Feed the 479”, a pantry operated in the Compassion Thrift Store on Thompson Street. He inquired on the daily operation of the pantry, as he expressed a worry about low-income children not having enough resources to eat enough meals during the summer while schools–known for providing free or reduced lunches during the year–aren’t in session.
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Original article source: https://www.boozman.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/2019/6/knwa-senator-tours-springdale-food-pantry | Article may or may not reflect the views of KLEK 102.5 FM or The Voice of Arkansas Minority Advocacy Council