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-- -- that's right every summer across the country more than three million children eat for free at more than 30000 site.
From schools to rec centers to libraries.
It's a valuable resource for families who are struggling and critics say -- nice freebie for those who are not.
-- parents and it's.
This summer fun cafe and others like it are funded by the US Department of Agriculture in areas where at least half the children qualify for free lunches during the school year.
But -- summer anyone eighteen and under can pull -- -- -- to uncle -- table but there's no income requirements no enrollment.
No paperwork all children in the community in that age range can come -- eat with us for free that's why along with -- -- and crackers these free summer launches come with a side of controversy.
Taxpayer watchdog groups say most Americans are fine helping children truly in need however.
Or if someone is coming from a family that makes -- a quarter million dollars a year and they're not checking eligibility coming in the door I think most people would would wonder.
You know am -- paying for this.
-- -- -- -- -- Organizers contend after a summer of nourishing meals these kids will do better in school in the fall.
They make sure lunches eaten on site and that the adults don't move which.
But those -- don't go far enough for critics who wonder if this come one come all invitation won't have taxpayers feeding every child.
Whether they're needy or not.
-- -- -- -- and live in San Francisco Claudia thanks.
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