While the summer offers many children a chance to live free of care and to indulge in a world of fantasy and make-believe ["A Kid's Reality," Metro, June 26], for more than 200,000 children in the Washington area, life becomes not so easy and the enjoyment of summer is overshadowed by a lack of food.
The summer presents us all with challenges on how to guarantee that children and families at risk of hunger have access to nutritious food and three quality meals each day.
Tuesday, July 10, 2007
Article spotlight: Washington Post
There is a brief, but good piece in the Washington Post from Saturday, written by the president of the Capital Area Food Bank, entitled "School's Out, But Hunger Isn't Taking A Break":