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Summer food program under way

CHATHAM CO., GA (WTOC) -

America's Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia's Summer Food Service Program aimed at children who are at risk for going hungry kicked off in June.

This summer, more than 4,300 children or over 46.17 percent of children in Camden County; more than 21,500 or over 61 percent of the children of Chatham County; more 5,700 or over 60 percent of the children in Bulloch County and more than 4,700 or over 41 percent of the children of Effingham County will be at risk for hunger, according to Second Harvest.

Second Harvest is sponsoring the program that's funding by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.  

Meals will be provided at no charge to children and without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.

For more information about alleviating hunger in our community, please call 912.236.6750 or go to www.helpendhunger.org.

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