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Thursday, June 01, 2017

The Denver Post YourHub: Free summer lunch service returns for Lakewood youth



The Denver Post YourHub: Free summer lunch service returns for Lakewood youth

The Lakewood YourHub section of The Denver Post featured an article about Lunchbox Express on May 31, 2017:

 

Monica Thomas received a pleasant surprise when she and her mother took her son to the Lakewood Library last week. In addition to picking out a couple of books he was given a free lunch to take home.

And it wasn’t a one-time gift. Thomas and her mother can bring her son, Nigel, 9, to the library or a few other Lakewood locations throughout the summer and he can pick up a free lunch.

The city of Lakewood and Jefferson County Public Library have partnered with Jewish Family Service, which is driving a small, decorated school bus to locations in areas of need and providing lunch service throughout summer. Volunteers will help serve meals for a half hour at each location.

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