27,525 pounds of carrots a day: How L.A. schools are feeding the masses

The Los Angeles Unified School District has become a major food distribution center for anyone who needs it during the pandemic. The nation's second-largest school district has served almost 10 million meals in the wake of increasing food insecurity coupled with an overburdened food bank system. The district's grab-and-go center must contend with the large financial cost but hopes the federal government does not penalize it later for using money from the federal school-lunch program, meant solely for students.

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