While Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties may seem relatively well off, a shocking number of children aren’t getting enough to eat on a daily basis.
In Santa Barbara County, an estimated 23% of children don’t have reliable access to the food they need to lead a healthy, and active life. School programs help feed many of these kids in need during the school year, but many go without during the summer break.
Yesterday, actor Jeff Bridges, and a number of community leaders joined forces to showcase a new effort to feed these kids.
KCLU’s Lance Orozco has the story.
Click on link to listen to/download story: Food 4 Kids Program