About 71 percent of all FWCS students are on free or reduced lunches, and many of those students depend on one or even two meals a day from the school, but with the inclement weather kids have been without those meals and it’s costing FWCS thousands.
A spokesperson with FWCS tells WFFT that elementary schools were forced to throw out about $15,000 worth of food, an additional $1,500 in labor and roughly 7,000 in unplanned expenses. Luckily, the Fort Wayne Rescue Mission was able to make use of some of that unused food.
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