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NEWSWORKS: Philly councilwoman wants food program for school students on snow days

Summary: 

For some kids in Philadelphia, a snow day can mean going hungry.

February 1, 2016
For some kids in Philadelphia, a snow day can mean going hungry.
 
City Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell says children depend on the public schools for vital nourishment and being away from class four days in a row caused major problems.
 
"So kids that get breakfast, kids that get lunch, kids that get snacks at school if schools are closed they won't get food," Blackwell said.

CBS PHILLY: Thousands Of Children Left Hungry After Winter Storm Closes Their Schools

Summary: 

For many students, no school means no meals

January 27, 2016