Spokane Public Schools hands out one-millionth free meal of the school year

SPOKANE, Wash. — Spokane Public Schools has officially handed out it’s one-millionth meal of the school year, which came with some extra goodies.

Kane, a third grader at Arlington Elementary, was the lucky kiddo—he got a specially-wrapped meal from SPS Superintendent Dr. Adam Swinyard and several boxes of food provided by Second Harvest.

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SPS says the meals were made possibly thanks to their Nutrition Services staff, as well as support from the community.

SPS has been offering free grab-and-go meals for students since the pandemic began, through the summer into the 2020-21 school year.