School district begins using unserved cafeteria food for weekend meals

Elkhart Community Schools has partnered with a nonprofit to turn leftover food into frozen meals students can eat over the weekend.
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Elkhart Community Schools in Elkhart, Ind., has partnered with a nonprofit to turn unserved cafeteria food into weekend meals for students, News 3 reports. 

The district worked with Cultivate to start a pilot program that will give 20 students in the district a backpack full of frozen meals made from excess food from the cafeteria for them to eat over the weekend.

The pilot will run for the rest of the school year. 

Read the full story via wfsb.com.


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