SPRINGDALE, Ark. (KFTA) — Senator John Boozman (R-Ark.) made a stop in Springdale on Wednesday to look at local efforts to fight food insecurity.
During summer, many kids don’t have access to the free or reduced lunches they receive throughout the school year.
The recently introduced Hunger-Free Summer for Kids Act would offer children from low-income families free lunches and snacks over the summer.
Boozman, at the forefront of the act, visited Parson Hills Elementary to get a first-hand look at its summer meals program.
Full story (with video): https://www.nwahomepage.com/myfox24/summer-lunch-programs-help-alleviate-childhood-hunger-2/
Original article source: https://www.boozman.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/2019/7/fox-24-summer-lunch-programs-help-alleviate-childhood-hunger | Article may or may not reflect the views of KLEK 102.5 FM or The Voice of Arkansas Minority Advocacy Council