Woman raising money to pay off school lunch debts

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. Click here to visit her GoFundMe account.