WebXtra: Free food for kids across East Texas

By Philippe Djegal - email

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - The East Texas Food Bank today started its Summer Food Service Program. The program provides free nutritious meals to children at 36 sites throughout East Texas. Since school is out, thousands of East Texas children will be looking for places they can meet their friends, have fun and eat healthy meals.

Nacogdoches ISD is also handing out free meals. Any child between the ages of 1 and 18 can eat for free.

Through the summer, both programs will run Monday - Friday at participating feed sites.

There is no need to register or to get meal tickets and no proof of age or income is required.

The programs are administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Summer Food Service Program.

For more information, please visit www.nacogdoches.k12.tx.us and www.easttexasfoodbank.org

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