District Gets Helping Hand With Delinquent Lunch Accounts

Anonymous donors pick up the slack for kids who would otherwise have to get alternative meals due to unpaid meal bills.

Like many school districts in the country, Rapid City (S.D.) Area Schools has a problem with cash students whose meal accounts fall behind. Do you cut them off and see a child go hungry, or keep serving them and take a financial hit?

Up to this year, like many districts, Rapid City compromised by serving such students an alternative lunch of low-cost items like cold cereal and milk or a cheese sandwich.

Now, however, they get a full meal thanks to some anonymous donors who hav

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