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Food 4 Kids helps prevent hunger on weekends

January 21, 2017
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Please install the latest Adobe Flash Player Plugin to watch this content. (WTNH) — Call them care packages with a purpose. Every Friday hundreds of bags of food are delivered to students in New Haven who might otherwise not have food to eat over the weekend. “We put a cereal and a milk. We put a pasta. It might vary but everything is a pop top. You know, the kids can just open them up themselves,” said Deborah Epstein, co-founder of Food 4 Kids. Food 4 Kids is is one of several programs offered through the Jewish Family Services of Greater New Haven. They work entirely on donations and with volunteers. Each week they put together about 250 bags. “These children are getting subsidized breakfast and lunch which is great but that’s five days a week and they go home on the weekend and there really isn’t enough food...

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