New Report Finds that Participation in Summer Meals in Maryland Increased in 2014

Maryland made significant strides in its efforts to reach more low-income children with summer meals in 2014, according to Hunger Doesn’t Take A Vacation, a report released annually by the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC). 59.705 low-income children were served summer meals on an average day in July 2013, an increase of 17.3 percent from last year. Summer meals reached 21.6 students for every 100 low-income children who got regular school year school meals in the 2013-2014 school year, outpacing that national rate of 16.2:100. More…