BRAFB Participates in Summer Food Ser...

BRAFB Participates in Summer Food Service Program

There are 2 comments on the NBC29 Charlottesville story from Jul 2, 2013, titled BRAFB Participates in Summer Food Service Program. In it, NBC29 Charlottesville reports that:

Children who eat breakfast and lunch at school are always in danger of going without during the summer, but now the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank is stepping in to help.

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Atlanta, GA

#1 Jul 4, 2013
"With above 50 percent of free and reduced lunch for our schools, it is a serious issue for Waynesboro and the surrounding communities,"

If we could throw all the adults off the planet...... these kids may have a chance.


Waynesboro, VA

#4 Jul 8, 2013
I am terribly disappointed by the captioning of this story--HUNGRY KIDS. I am a parent of one of the children in this video, and we do not receive TANF, SNAP benefits or any other public assistance services.
We are considered a middle class family that makes well above the median income for the Shenandoah Valley, and we pay the full tuition each week for services provided. We currently utilize the B & G club because there are only two providers for summer care in our area, and as both of us are working parents we had to have child care for our son.
To assume that all families that are participating because we are "needy" and/or unable to provided meals for our "hungry" children is absurd and disheartening. Although I believe that there are children and families that benefit from the services provided, a broad generalization with a clear photo of my child is erroneous.

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