FOR HUNGRY CHILDREN, SCHOOL = ACCESS TO FOOD
Brevard County Schools, to their great credit, provide a free breakfast and lunch during the week. For some students, lunch on Friday is the last regular meal they will receive until the following Monday. The Children’s Hunger Project provides weekend meals to promote childhood nutrition throughout the school year. Teachers and school administrators on the front line of caring for our children during the week, recognize firsthand the weekend hunger problem. The teachers know as they wave goodbye on Fridays, which students will not have proper nutrition over the weekend. They know which students will arrive Monday morning ill-prepared to learn properly.