Bridgeton teens help to promote summer program that feeds kids

The CCPYDC is very proud of these youth and pleased to see them continuing the Coalition’s work on summer feeding!

“BRIDGETON — After the kids were done playing soccer for the Bridgeton Police Athletic League, area teens arrived with peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, water ice, apples and cheese sticks.

“Bridgeton Youth: Helping to Feed, Learning to Lead,” states the teens’ shirts.

During the school year, many Bridgeton kids are given free meals at their schools but, once the summer hits, the children are left without the nutrition they need.

Some motivated teens are working for the Bridgeton Youth Leadership Group are working to help educate area families about the Summer Food Service Program, a U.S. Department of Agriculture-supported program that feeds eligible children while school is not in session.”

Read more at NJ.com.