Weekend Backpacks Combat Hunger Among City’s Homeless Children

Thousands of children in Baltimore City schools don’t know where their next meal will come from. On weekdays, they get fed through the school’s meal program, but on weekends those meals aren’t guaranteed. One program is trying to fill that gap, so these children don’t go to bed with empty stomachs. There are nearly 3,000 homeless children who attend Baltimore City Public Schools and because they sleep in shelters, in a car or at the home of a relative or friend, there often is not enough food in the household. A program called Weekend Backpacks is expanding to help. (WJZ-CBS)

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