Erie programs ready to provide free m...

Erie programs ready to provide free meals for children

There are 2 comments on the Erie Times News story from May 30, 2012, titled Erie programs ready to provide free meals for children. In it, Erie Times News reports that:

Free summer-food programs for children of low-income families will soon launch throughout the Erie region, providing meals to kids who will lose access to free or reduced-price meals when school lets out next week.

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Los Angeles, CA

#1 May 31, 2012
What about their EBT cards?

Anyone 18 or younger is eligible, and there are no income requirements to participate.

Breakfast and lunch will be supplied by the food bank.

Los Angeles, CA

#2 May 31, 2012
The food stamp program, part of the Department of Agriculture, is

“ pleased to be distributing the greatest amount of food stamps ever”.

Meanwhile, the Park Service, also part of the Department of Agriculture, asks us to

"please do not feed the animals,"

because the animals may grow dependent and not learn to take care of themselves.

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