Low-Income Children Missing Out on Summer Meals in Maryland

While the Summer Nutrition Programs are designed to fill the food gap during the summer months, a new report – Serving Maryland’s Children (pdf) – by Maryland Hunger Solutions (MDHS) finds that far too many children in Maryland continue to miss out on summer meals. For the second year in a row, participation in the Summer Nutrition Programs fell from the previous summer, reaching fewer than one in five low-income children. More…