Fighting Hunger During Spring Break
With spring break underway a lot of families are enjoying extra time with their kids.But hunger doesn't take a vacation.Kids who get meals at school, could be going without this week.So the Tulsa Community Food Bank is tasking advantage of a hot food trend to meet that need. They using a food truck to reach out to Tulsa neighborhoods..The food bank's Maggie Hoey says it's been a big hit."It's so fun to come out to these neighborhoods and serve hot meals to kids who might go without."The service is available to anyone who shows up no questions asked.Some families may face a budget strain when the school meals disappear.But the food bank truck is fighting hunger with a menu you won't get from a commercial operation.There's no deep fryer and all the food that is provided is wholesome and healthyParents say it's a very nice opportunity for everyone.The say there's a peace of mind, knowing that all the kids in the neighborhood will have the chance to eat well. On Monday morning the breakfast menu included quiche with ham, fresh apples and orange juice.The truck will be serving 3 meals a day, through Friday.Every day they'll be at South Haven Manor at 9:30 am, on West 56th Street.Then it's the South Tulsa Community House at 11:30 am, near 58th and Peoria.Finally they'll serve at the Sandy Park Community Center, at 1:30 pm, on West 11th.