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Summer lunches for all kids

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Augusta, GA - It's a question many of us have never had to ask, when will I eat again? But for some kids it's a reality. In summer of 2013, Richmond county alone, gave out over 124,000 lunches to kids in need. 

There are over 50 places in Richmond county serving lunch or breakfast to kids under 18. Organizations like the Boys and Girls Club realized the problem facing thousands of families each year.

"This program is very important because there is a lot of children out there that depend on school lunches, that are served throughout the school year, and when summer comes, they might not have access to that same food that they would during the school year," Brittney Gregory, Outcome Coordinator for the Boys and Girls Club said.

Brittney, among many other people, are responsible for feeding every child that walks through their door. She says they follow USDA law while making it kid-friendly.

Food isn't the only thing the Boys and Girls Club has to offer. The club also runs a summer camp for all kids just looking to have fun. They play basketball, pool, as well as read and learn from teachers with the club.

"All of our club members are very diverse our mission statement says we serve those who needs us the most and we truly do," Brittney said.

*Sites below were provided by the Richmond County school district
ACO, Allen Homes, Arc High, Barton Village Community Center, Bernie Ward Community Center,
Bethelame Church, Bibleway Church, Butler High, Carrie J. May's Community Center, Craig-Houghton elementary, Cross Creek High, Diamond Lakes Community Center, Dogwood Terrace Boys and Girls Club, Doughtry Park, Dyess Park, Ebenezer Rock Church, Faith Outreach Church, Flemming Tennis Center, Garrett Elementary, Glenn Hills High/ middle, Good Hope Baptist Church, Greater St. Johns Baptist Church, Hains Elementary, Hephizibah Elementary, His Community Church, Hornsby Elementary,  Immaculate Conception Catholic school, Jamestown Community Center, Jennings Place, Jessey Normal School, Josey High, Koinonia Community Development Corp., Laney High, McDuffie Woods Community Center, Merry Elementary, MM Scott Homes, Morgan Road Middle, Murphy Middle, Oak Point, Olmstead Homes, Overlook, Pine Hill Middle, Richmond County Technical Magnet, S.M. Jenkins C.M.E Church, SEGO Middle, The Family Y, Transforming Lives Bible Church, Villa Apartments, Warren Road Communiyt Center,
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