CNN | New program will help feed millions of kids over the summer, but not all states are participating

Many low-income families will now receive help buying groceries when school is out for the summer.

CNN — Nearly 21 million low-income kids should have an easier time affording food this summer, thanks to a new federal program that aims to reduce child hunger when school is not in session.

The Summer Electronic Benefit Transfer program, known as Summer EBT, will provide families with $120 per eligible child over the summer to buy food at grocery stores, farmers markets or other authorized…. –read more