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Food truck alliance offers free meals to homeless teens


SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — An alliance of food trucks in Spokane, Washington is offering free meals this summer to homeless students who normally rely on free and reduced-price school lunches during the school year.

The pilot program gives free meals to 58 homeless students who use punch cards for food at the trucks during the 11-week summer break, The Spokesman-Review reported Saturday.

Students can get up to five hot meals a week — or 55 total — over the summer at any of more than 30 participating food trucks. Forty-five of the students also got bus passes to travel to the food trucks' l...

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