WATCH - School Lunch Donor Expands His Mission

By: News 10
By: News 10
A Texas man

Kenny Thompson paid the negative lunch balance fo over 60 kids at the school where he mentors and tutors.

"I think we'll branch out next week and go somewhere where it's needed, the neediest schools in the poorest areas of our town, they need help.  People are struggling and we can't let the kids struggle."

A Texas man's vision of helping students eat hot lunch is gaining worldwide momentum.

Kenny Thompson says after his story aired about paying off student's delinquent lunch accounts donations from around the world started pouring in.

So he went back at it!

This time paying off 459 overdue lunch accounts at 5 schools in the Spring Branch school district.

And now there's talk of branching off to other districts.

"I think we'll branch out next week and go somewhere where it's needed, the neediest schools in the poorest areas of our town, they need help. People are struggling and we can't let the kids struggle."

Thompson says he's also been talking to school districts across the country about ways to improve their lunch account policies.


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