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Oshkosh community stepped up to give students a free lunch Wednesday

Oshkosh YMCA opened its locations for free to students on their day off after Tuesday's school...
Oshkosh YMCA opened its locations for free to students on their day off after Tuesday's school violence and provided meals to hundreds of schoolkids (Photo: Oshkosh YMCA via Facebook. Used with permission.)(WBAY)
Published: Dec. 4, 2019 at 9:14 PM CST
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The Oshkosh community stepped up again!

The Oshkosh YMCA quickly put together meals on Wednesday for kids who were out of school -- including some who may rely on free or reduced-cost school lunches.

Oshkosh schools canceled classes the day after a school resource officer shot and wounded a student with a bladed weapon (

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The YMCA opened both of its Oshkosh locations to students for free activities.

According to its Facebook page, the Y received help from ZaRonis, Jimmy John's, Little Caesars Pizza, Taco John's, The Roxy, Oshkosh Area Community Foundation, Star Protection & Patrol, Teal Consulting Group "and HUNDREDS of community members" to welcome and feed hundreds of schoolkids.

"There were tears, laughs, smiles and a LOT of food to share," the Oshkosh YMCA posted.