Humboldt County Case Study: Backpacks for Kids Programs

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The Backpacks for Kids program provides food to children who are at risk of going hungry over weekends and school vacations. These breaks from school present a particularly challenging situation for children who depend on food programs such as free and reduced lunch to meet their nutritional needs. The Backpacks for Kids program seeks to fill this void and reduce the negative implications for a family without the means to meet their children’s dietary needs.

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