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New Haven program aims to curb gap in food security

In order to make sure one less child goes hungry over the summer, officials and volunteers gathered Saturday to kick off the city's Free Summer Meals program.

From June 27 to Aug. 26, low-income children 18 and under will be eligible to receive meals at 91 different sites throughout the city. The program, which is made possible through the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Summer Food Service Programs, helps fill the hunger gap after the school year ends. During the academic year, nutritious meals are available through the National School Lunch Program and the School Breakfast Program. But once the school year ends, officials said there is a huge gap in food security and an uptick...

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