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The fresh produce from Corn Poppy Produce was made possible by the San Joaquin County Office of Education and Kaiser Permanente.

Since the COVID-19 pandemic stay-at-home orders, Give Every Child A Chance has continued to assist students in a variety of ways.

The local tutorial service, in partnering with the Second Harvest Food Bank, is providing free grocery bags filled with fresh produce – Corn Poppy Produce is made possible by the San Joaquin County Office of Education and Kaiser Permanente – coupled with an activity kit for youngsters via drive-thru services every other week for the past two months.

GECAC will have a Food & Activity Kit Drive-thru scheduled Wednesday and Thursday (June 24-25) beginning at 10 a.m. at 322 Sun West Place, Manteca.

“This is for everyone – you do not need to have kids in our program to participate,” said GECAC ASAP Program Director Oscar Munguia.

The grocery bags with the activity kit is offered on a first come, first serve basis while supplies last.

“There’s enough for 100 people each day,” Munguia said.

He added that GECAC has programs and activities on YouTube for students and their family.

Recent installments include “DIY Moon Sand with Ms. Crystal” and “How to Make Guacamole with Mr. Davis.”

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