Re: “Hungry kids? TNT claim is ridiculous” (letter, 9-23).
The letter writer mentioned that it could not be true that there were hungry children in Pierce County as a result of the strike. She suggested that peanut butter and jelly “were not expensive.”
There are 795,000 residents in Pierce County. Through August, the 67 food banks in Pierce County that receive food from the Emergency Food Network have been visited by more than 833,000 clients.
With many schools having more than half of their students on free and reduced meals, school starting allows parents who rely on food banks and …