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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The NC School Breakfast Challenge

Feed more kids by changing how breakfast is served.

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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

Congressman Price Visits Summer Meals Site in Raleigh

Congressman David Price joined No Kid Hungry NC for a visit to a summer meals site in Raleigh on Monday, July 9. Price spoke with families, handed out plates with healthy messages to kids, took part in a nutrition education activity, and talked with the meal site’s managers. Summer meals for kids in North Carolina […]

First Lady Cooper Visits Durham Camps That Feed N.C. Children’s Minds and Bodies

The Daily Tar Heel BY MARIN WOLF Eastway Elementary in Durham bustled with chatter Wednesday morning as children played at the East Durham Children’s Initiative (EDCI) Science Technology Engineering Arts Math (STEAM) and Literacy Camp. Campers finished their morning instruction while also preparing to welcome a special guest joining them for lunch. North Carolina First Lady […]

NC First Lady Kristin Cooper Visits Summer Meal Sites in the Triangle

Spectrum News RALEIGH — Food insecurity remains a problem throughout our state, but several organizations are working to put an end to it. North Carolina first lady Kristin Cooper made stops at Advance Community Health as well as a handful of other feeding sites These sites provide meals for children who may not get the […]

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