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Food Bank of Manatee seeking donations for summer

Source: Herald-Tribune | Written by: Kristen Theisen

The Food Bank of Manatee is accepting donations and nonperishable goods to help feed children of low-income families during the months when school is not in session.

While 60 percent of local children are eligible for free or reduced-price school meals in Manatee County, they are not all able to access nutrition programs in the summer.

This leaves approximately 18,000 children in danger of going hungry, according to school nutrition personnel.

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