Hemet Unified partners with Salvation Army to feed students

Among 22,000 students in HUSD, 78 percent qualify for free or reduced price lunches Photo courtesy of HUSDWith help from the Salvation Army, donations of canned food are being accepted to help feed students attending HUSD when not at school. ■ Chronicle News Service Hemet Unified School District staff serves nearly 22,000 students. Among those, 78 percent qualify for free or reduced cost lunches. The district knows that there are students who eat only while they are at school and that they leave on Fridays afternoons worrying about what they are going to eat over the weekend. With this thought driving the focus, the HUSD director of purchasing, Andy McGuire, worked

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