Re: “There is such a thing as a free lunch” (TNT, 6-19).
The headline struck a chord with me. It does attract attention to the article, but it is also very inaccurate.
As with every so-called “free” offer there is someone, somewhere who must pick up the tab. If one person eats for “free,” someone else grows the food, prepares it, puts it in the paper bag and transports it to the recipient. No matter how worthy the recipient, someone else pays for the lunch.
The article mentions nonprofit organizations throughout Pierce County as one source of funding. That …