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Our Daily Bread expands to 5 servings a week

Initial plans call for summer only


A volunteer clears a table at Our Daily Bread free meal program in 2011. The service has expanded to five days a week during the summer. (EXAMINER FILE PHOTO | NATE SMITH)

No one should go hungry this summer as organizers of Our Daily Bread food pantry have announced plans to offer meals five days per week.

Director Kim Collum said they began discussing the idea earlier this year as a way to help make sure children could eat during summer months when school is out of session.

“A lot of kids get free and reduced lunches and get at least one meal per day during the school year, but with school out some days kids don’t get anything,” Ms. Collum said.

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