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-- right now children.
They're getting a free meal in states like California.
On the taxpayer's dime all part of -- federally funded free lunch program that provides meals.
For parents as well line.
Well it's causing some controversy -- colony is in San Francisco Claudia what's it's all about.
Well Greg every summer across the country more than three million children eat for free.
At more than 30000 sites from schools rec centers libraries.
It's a valuable resource for families who are struggling and critics say -- nice freebie for those who aren't.
-- -- -- -- -- -- 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 -- during the school year.
But -- summer anyone eighteen and on -- and a little bit scared to uncles -- 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 fruit -- 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 if someone is -- coming from a family that makes -- -- quarter million dollars a year and they're not checking eligibility coming in the door I think most people would would wonder.
You know in my 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 rules don't go far enough for critics who wonder if this come one come all invitation won't have taxpayers -- every child whether they're meeting or not.
-- -- count in San Francisco Claudia.
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