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Cabell Co., W.Va. serves 30,000th free lunch so far this summer

By Amanda Larch for The Herald-Dispatch of Huntington, W.Va.

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — This year’s Cabell County Summer Food Service Program celebrated its 30,000th free lunch served Thursday at the Cabell County Public Library, complete with food, games and activities for children, as well as guest speakers.

“They told me it couldn’t be done,” said Cabell County Board of Education member Skip Parsons. “‘It costs too much.’ And I said, ‘Never tell me something can’t be done.’ If you work hard enough, it can be done. We can do anything we want to.”

Cabell County has served 30,000 free lunches so far this summer, at more than 40 locations, and it’s not finished yet. Ryan Saxe, superintendent of Cabell County Schools, said by the end of the summer, 45,000 free meals are expected to be served to schoolchildren. …

Read more: https://www.herald-dispatch.com/news/cabell-county-serves-th-free-lunch-so-far-this-summer/article_a4f5331c-fd22-5cf7-938a-59df4136b54a.html

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