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After-school meal program gives some Bangor kids food they wouldn’t otherwise have

After-school meal program gives some Bangor kids food they wouldn’t otherwise have

Catherine Myatt, the executive director of the Boys and Girls Club of Bangor, wasn’t sure that offering an after-school meal every day was a good idea. But the first day of the organization’s new after-school meal program convinced her it was.

Students participating in the Boys and Girls Club’s after-school program started receiving a free meal every afternoon this past October. The meal comes to the students through a partnership with Good Shepherd Food Bank, which started sponsoring the after-school meals at the Boys and Girls Club and at Bangor’s Fairmount School.

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