School closures mean no breakfast and lunch for thousands of kids

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The fires have forced 94,000 people to evacuate. But, even those who aren’t in the evacuation zone are finding their lives disrupted because of school closures. Low-income families who depend on school meals are struggling to feed their kids.

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10-year-old Luis typically eats free breakfast and lunch at McKinley Elementary School

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Blake and Addie volunteer for the Food Bank since school is closed
Photos by Kathryn Barnes

Credits

Guest:
Kathryn Barnes - Producer, KCRW Santa Barbara

Host:
Jonathan Bastian

Producer:
Kathryn Barnes