Have a Heart for Kids Day rally, 2015

WE'RE IN THE NEWS: N. OLYMPIA PENINSULA 3RD IN STATE FOR STARVING RESIDENTS

A recent report by the Food Research and Action Center found that 18.8 respondents in the North Olympic Peninsula have had trouble affording enough
food.

Linda Stone, senior food policy coordinator for Washington's Children's Alliance, said the 6th Congressional District probably was high on the list because it is largely rural.

"I think it's probably a combination of the fact that it is a rural community so, not only are the kind of jobs people can get [are limited] and very resource-based," she said, "the other aspect of that is services are not easily accessible on the communities way out on the Peninsula."

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