When school closes, many children find themselves dealing with a difficult problem — the loss of a nutritious meal each day. That’s because they may not be able to get one at home. That’s why there are programs like the Summer Food Service run by the Minnesota Department of Education.
Open Arms is a Minnesota nonprofit that cooks and delivers free meals to people living with HIV-AIDS, multiple sclerosis, breast cancer and 60 other diseases.
Thanksgiving is usually a time for families gathering together in a warm, cozy home, eating big meals, chatting, relaxing, watching football, playing games and being thankful for each other and a plenitude of creature comforts.
The city of St. Paul wants to make sure kids don’t go hungry when they are out of school this summer.