Seamless Summer program feeds hungry kids

12:25 PM, Jun 27, 2012   |    comments
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ATLANTA -- The Georgia Department of Education is participating in a program that will help feed children who rely on free and reduced-price lunches during the school year.

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The program, Seamless Summer, provides free food for children ages 1-18 who live in low-income areas.

A number of local school districts participate in the program, including Calhoun, Carrollton, Dalton, Dublin, Gainesville, Marietta, Pelham and Rome city schools, as well as Fort Benning Schools, Dawson Street Christian School in LaGrange and the Georgia School for the Blind.

Participating county school districts include Appling, Baldwin, Banks, Barrow, Berrien, Bibb, Bleckley, Brantley, Brooks, Butts, Cherokee, Clarke, Clayton, Coffee, Colquitt, Dawson, Decatur, DeKalb, Dodge, Dougherty, Douglas, Emanuel, Evans, Floyd, Fulton, Gilmer, Glynn, Grady, Greene, Gwinnett, Habersham, Harris, Henry, Houston, Jackson, Jasper, Jeff Davis, Jenkins, Johnson, Laurens, Liberty, Long, Lowndes, Macon, Madison, McDuffie, Meriwether, Miller, Mitchell, Monroe, Morgan, Muscogee, Oglethorpe, Peach, Polk, Putnam, Stephens, Sumter, Tattnall, Telfair, Terrell, Tift, Toombs, Towns, Treutlen, Turner, Twiggs, Union, Upson, Washington, White, Whitfield, Wilcox, Wilkes and Wilkinson.

Additionally, schools in Hall County will serve free breakfast and lunch at Gainesville Middle School through the end of June. Breakfast is served from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m., while lunch is offered from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. No reservations or sign-up are required.

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