Since the summer of 2013 free meals have been served to all children About 75 meals are served each day although the number peaks in the summer when school is out

Since the summer of 2013, free meals have been served to all children. About 75 meals are served each day, although the number peaks in the summer when school is out.

Hospital’s bagged lunch program looks to combat childhood hunger

Arkansas Children’s Hospital is screening patients for food insecurity and is serving free lunches to all children.

When food banks alone can’t solve a community’s childhood hunger problem, who should step in to help? If you’re Arkansas Children’s Hospital Harvey & Bernice Jones Professor of Developmental Pediatrics Patrick Casey, M.D., you might say that the answer ought to be hospitals.

More than 27 percent of families with children living in the state of Arkansas are food insecure, according to an April 2015 report from the pediatric health network Children’s HealthWatch. Officially, c

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