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New Program In Santa Barbara County Focused On Keeping Kids From Going Hungry During Summer

Posted on Friday, May 31, 2013 12:08am

Actor/Musician Jeff Bridges Performs At Santa Barbara Event To Raise Awareness About Free Summer Food Program For Kids In County

While Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties may seem relatively well off, a shocking number of children aren’t getting enough to eat on a daily basis.

In Santa Barbara County, an estimated 23% of children don’t have reliable access to the food they need to lead a healthy, and active life. School programs help feed many of these kids in need during the school year, but many go without during the summer break.

Yesterday, actor Jeff Bridges, and a number of community leaders joined forces to showcase a new effort to feed these kids.

KCLU’s Lance Orozco has the story.

Click on link to listen to/download story: Food 4 Kids Program

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