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Government Program Gives Free Food To Anyone Under 18

August 8, 2012 by  

Government Program Gives Free Food To Anyone Under 18
Children from wealthy families can get free food, and taxpayers foot the bill.

A program in Northern California funded by the Department of Agriculture is giving away free food this summer. Anyone under 18 qualifies, regardless of family income or citizenship.

“These nutritious lunches are completely free for all children 18 years of age and under,” said Monique Stovall, Director of Food Services, in a press release. “No questions asked.”

The program has raised concerns. Namely: Children from wealthy families can get free food, and taxpayers foot the bill.

“Normally we wouldn’t qualify for a free lunch, but we’re close and it’s convenient, and my kids like it — that’s important,” said Julie Marks, a mother who takes her two sons to the Summer Fun Café multiple times a week.

The Summer Fun Café serves kids at 69 locations around the San Diego area. Operating Monday through Friday, the program provides a healthy lunch.

“We just want everyone to eat healthy this summer. That is our goal,” said Stovall.

Bryan Nash

Staff writer Bryan Nash has devoted much of his life to searching for the truth behind the lies that the masses never question. He is currently pursuing a Master's of Divinity and is the author of The Messiah's Misfits, Things Unseen and The Backpack Guide to Surviving the University. He has also been a regular contributor to the magazine Biblical Insights.

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