Mobile Food Bank Visits School

Spokesman Review--Hunger is an obstacle to learning in school.

For years, the government has addressed that concern by offering reimbursement to serve free breakfasts and lunches at qualifying schools.

Now local organizations want to make sure children have food at home, too.

At Lidgerwood Elementary School, a mobile food bank, weekend food kits and practical cooking and nutrition lessons are all part of a new program.

“We asked ourselves: What would it look like to make these kids food-secure?” said Rod Wieber, Second Harvest’s chief resource officer.

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