WASHINGTON (AP) — A Prince William County resident is trying to pay off school lunch debts owed by local students.
WTOP-FM reports attorney Adelle Settle is raising money to help pay the debts of students who owe $50 are more.
Settle said the county’s school lunch debts total $300,000, with a $160,000 coming from students who owe more than $50.
Settle and her friends previously raised $1,700 in 48 hours to pay off school lunch debt in at three county elementary schools.
She said her goal is to help families that are struggling financially.