Life-Saving School Lunches

Author William Lambers writing for the History News Network talks about the importance of school lunches, something with which CRS is intimately familiar. Lambers reminds that CRS has been involved in feeding children since the close of WWII.

“The school lunch initiative in Austria needed to be strengthened and expanded. But this would be no easy task. Difficult reconstruction years would lie ahead,” Lambers writes. “Fortunately, charities like Catholic Relief Services (CRS) began leading the charge to strengthen school feeding in Austria during 1947. By 1948 UNICEF, with the help of CRS and others, started delivering school meals to hundreds of thousands of Austrian children.”

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