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Mayor approves county funds for Food Basket

Mayor approves county funds for Food Basket

Hawaii 24/7 Staff Mayor Billy Kenoi has signed an emergency provision by the County Council that allocates $200,000 from the county Disaster and Emergency Preparedness Fund to the Hawaii Island Food Basket. The County Auditor is kicking in another $75,000. The Food Basket supplies numerous non-profit and community organizations that distribute food directly to needy […]

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Summer Food Service Program helps fill hunger gap

Summer Food Service Program helps fill hunger gap

MEDIA RELEASE Children in low-income communities are eligible to receive free or reduced-price meals during the school year through the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs. However, the programs end when school lets out for the summer. The U.S. Department of Agriculture Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) helps fill the hunger gap. During the […]

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