For nearly 20 years, the Human Resource Development Council has organized a free summer lunch program for kids up to 18 years old.
The heart of the free summer lunch program is Olivia Smart, childhood nutrition coordinator for HRDC. Smart volunteered for the program as an undergrad at Montana State studying dietetics before taking on the role full time.
“This position appealed to me because it is very involved and helps those who maybe don’t have the resources to eat nutritious meals throughout the summer,” said Smart, adding that the program gave away 10,687 meals in June.
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