HUNGER DOESN'T TAKE A BREAK THIS FALL
SCHOOL’S OUT PROGRAM PROVIDES MEALS, SNACKS DURING FALL BREAK FOR OKLAHOMA CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS STUDENTS
(OKLAHOMA CITY) Oct. 5, 2018 – For most students, fall break means a hiatus from homework and classes, but for thousands of Oklahoma City Public School students who rely on free or reduced-cost meal plans at their school, it can also mean going without food. The Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma’s School’s Out Program partners with the YMCA of Greater Oklahoma City, the Oklahoma City Parks and Recreation Department, Oklahoma City Public Schools and Neighborhoods in Action to ensure students have access to meals and snacks while on fall break.
“Parents of thousands of Oklahoma City students worry about how to feed their children over school breaks, adding stress on families who may be already struggling to make ends meet,” said Katie Fitzgerald, CEO of the Regional Food Bank. “We want to make sure these parents know their children can receive free meals and snacks during fall break.”
From Oct. 8 through Oct. 19, any student 18 and under can receive a free meal and snack weekdays at the following Oklahoma City locations:
The Regional Food Bank is also alleviating hunger during fall break through the Food for Kids Backpack Program by providing chronically hungry elementary school students in Oklahoma City with extra sacks of food.
For more information visit rfbo.org or call 405-972-1111.
About the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma