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School district repackages leftover food for students to take home over the weekend

The district’s “snack pack” program provides weekend meals to food-insecure students.
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Cartwright School District in Phoenix is repackaging leftover food to provide meals for students over the weekend, AZ Family reports

Each week, unserved food left on the line is repackaged into “snack packs” for food-insecure students to take home on Friday. Cafeteria staff say the program also helps eliminate waste

The snack packs are currently available at two schools in the district.

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