The U.S. Department of Agriculture funds two summer food programs to help families where children are receiving free and reduced-price lunch, but those programs... Report: More Georgia kids missing summer meals

The U.S. Department of Agriculture funds two summer food programs to help families where children are receiving free and reduced-price lunch, but those programs have been seeing a decline in recent years, none bigger than in Georgia. While nationally, the average daily participation of children in summer programs declined from July 2017 to July 2018 by 171,000, or 5.7 percent, Georgia saw the largest percentage drop of any state at 24.8 percent, or 48,487 fewer children getting help.

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