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Huntsville's summer feeding program begins

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Breakfast and lunch will be served at six schools, with breakfast and dinner served at two. Breakfast and lunch will be served at six schools, with breakfast and dinner served at two.
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

Huntsville City Schools will kick off the second year of its summer feeding program Monday.

More than 98,000 students were able to get hot, nutritious meals during the inaugural year of the program. This year, breakfast and lunch will be served at six schools, with breakfast and dinner served at two.

Click here for the list of participating campuses and operating times.

The only qualification for the program is that the child must be 18 years old or younger.

"Child hunger is a problem, not only across Alabama but across the nation," said Joey Vaughn, child nutrition director for Huntsville City Schools. "Just because school is out in the summer doesn't mean hunger ends."

The City of Huntsville has agreed to allow students to ride the shuttle buses for free, providing they are going to a summer feeding site and have a free bus pass.

Click here for a PDF copy of the shuttle route map. This printable map also includes the above list of locations and operating times for your child's reference.

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