“We know that kids can’t learn if they’re hungry at school.”

Last spring, Second Harvest Heartland helped launch a pilot program to help provide food for kids at low-income schools in the Twin Cities, thanks to funding from Target. In total, Target gave $3 million to start food pantries in 49 schools in 13 cities across the country.

The program, Target spokesperson Jenna Reck explained, is a way for Target to reach kids in a place they’re comfortable, and visit anyway.

Check out this article on MPR.

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