Rhode Island


Providence running free summer meal program


The city of Providence is running a free program to ensure that children get nutritious meals while school is out of session. The federal program serves free breakfast and lunch at 31 locations, including recreation centers, pools, and community organizations. The program is administered by the city Department of Parks and Recreation in conjunction with the state Department of Education. The city said the program provides more than 4,400 daily meals to children age 18 and under. It runs through Aug. 16.

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