Collaboration is Key to Providing Children with Summer Meals

On a sunny summer day in Detroit, dozens of children leave their apartments to congregate at the neighborhood park. Full of excitement, they run to the field to exchange high fives with their coaches, a local group of professional soccer players. It’s the third week of Community Kicks, and the children can’t wait to enjoy another day of soccer training, nutrition education, and healthy…

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Gleaners adds dozens of food distribution sites this summer

Originally posted by The Detroit Free Press Starting next week, children in metro Detroit can get free meals through a summer food program run by Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan, which is adding 66 distribution sites. Families can get fresh groceries through drive-thrus, pick up prepared meals once a week, and grab breakfast…

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