DRIPPING SPRINGS, Texas — The school year is still not over but class is no longer in session, and that means many students who rely on school meals for food no longer have it.
- With school districts shut down, many students are left without regular meals
- School’s Out, Food’s In provides meals but hasn’t been able to obtain groceries
- Treaty Oak Distilling has stepped in to fill the food void
“Our goal is just to make sure that no kid in Dripping Springs goes without food for any reason,” says Mandi McNutt of School’s Out, Food’s In—or SOFI for short—a summer food assistance program.
“We currently feed 170 kids each week during the summer,” she continued.
As a result of COVID-19 shutting down districts their work started early.
“We don’t normally jump in throughout the year but this is an emergency situation so we’ve been scrambling a bit trying to figure out how to get kids fed in the midst of all of this,” said McNutt….