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New Federal Program to Aid Food Insecure Families Who Rely on Free School Lunches

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Emma Lee
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WHYY
Children at Southwark School eat their school lunches from styrofoam trays, Dec. 20, 2016.

Pennsylvania families normally eligible for free school lunch will soon receive cash assistance on debit cards. For WHYY News, Emily Rizzo reports the federal relief program is limited to students who have been in virtual school.

(Original air-date: 5/19/21)