Knoxville, CAC to provide summer meals to kids

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee Nutrition Services is partnering up with the city to provide kids with meals this summer.

Children 18 and under can pick up the food each Monday and Wednesday at a variety of locations starting tomorrow.

The meal kits containing two breakfast meals and two lunch meals on Mondays and three breakfast meals and three lunch meals on Wednesdays for a total of 10 meals per week.

The program is set to run until July 29.

Here’s the full list of where these programs are happening:

Centro Hispano begins meal distribution

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – Tuesday we told you about new partnerships aimed at providing meals to children in need over the summer, Wednesday we were there as several organizations teamed up to help Centro Hispano pass out food to kids in the latino community.

“So many of our families in the latino community are losing their jobs due to the coronavirus pandemic, so they can’t provide for their families like they normally would, so we are trying to fill that need as much as we can.”

Luis Urrea – Centro Hispano

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