July 06, 2010

Wyden, Hunger Relief Task Force Visit King School on Wednesday to Highlight Summer Food Programs

Portland, OR – Oregon Senator Ron Wyden and members of the Hunger Relief Task Force will have lunch with children at King School in Portland at noon on Wednesday, July 7, 2010, to highlight the need to continue federal funding of summer food programs. Federal nutrition programs are up for renewal this year. Getting the programs funded at an appropriate level is a priority, especially during the summer when school is out and children don’t have access to school meal programs.

Who:               Oregon Senator Ron Wyden

Members of the Hunger Relief Task Force

Representatives of the Oregon Food Bank

40 to 50 boys and girls


What:             Highlight the need to fund federal nutrition programs for children.


When:             Noon, July 7, 2010


Where             Summer lunch program

                                    King Elementary School

4906 NE 6th Ave.