COLUMBIA — There are 54,000 elementary school children in 32 central Missouri counties who qualify for a Food Bank program called Buddy Packs, but right now, the program only has enough money to reach 6,300 students. It is expected to grow soon.
Buddy Pack program lacks funding to reach all qualified students
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