Free meals are available for children and teens at many locations throughout NC while school is out for summer.
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“As Governor and First Lady, we want students across North Carolina to begin their day with the fuel they need to learn and grow.”


No Kid Hungry NC

We’re working to end child hunger by connecting kids to effective but under-utilized nutrition programs like school breakfast, summer meals, and afterschool meals.

Learn more about No Kid Hungry NC.

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Nutrition Education in NC

Learn more about the Nutrition Education work being done in the state by No Kid Hungry NC, Share Our Strength, and other organizations.

See Breakfast After the Bell in Action

Principals: Innovative Breakfast WORKS

School principals across North Carolina see the benefits of Breakfast in the Classroom and other innovative service models every day.

Nutrition in the Turnaround School

At Hampton Elementary University Partnership Magnet, the academic turnaround has been successful. But the other turnarounds had to come first.

First Lady of NC at Breakfast in Durham

Watch Principal Aisha Howard and First Lady of North Carolina Kristen Cooper discuss the benefits of Breakfast in the Classroom.

Latest News

Atrium Health Expands ‘Kids Eat Free’ Program

WCNC Not every kid dances for joy on the last day of school. “For a lot of kids in our area, it’s not such a happy time.” Thousands of people living in Mecklenburg County are food insecure — which means they do not have reliable access to affordable, nutritious food. When school lets out, food […]

Kids Get Free Breakfast, Lunch At Atrium Hospital

WFAE For the second year in a row, kids in the Charlotte area can eat free this summer at an Atrium hospital. For the next 11 weeks, anyone 18 and under can eat free breakfast and lunch at Atrium Health in University City. The hospital’s nutrition manager, Elaine Jones, says more than 45,000 kids in […]

“Rolling to Feed” Bus Ready To Help Buncombe County Kids This Summer

WLOS Buncombe County Schools Foundation has teamed up with Park Ridge Health and other community partners to make sure kids in need have plenty to eat over the summer. Wednesday was the official ribbon cutting for the Rolling to Feed bus. Volunteers help serve lunch, and sometimes breakfast, at 61 sites throughout Buncombe County. The […]

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