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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.”

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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.

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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

USDA Provides North Carolina Children Affected by Hurricane Florence with Access to Free Meals

USDA.gov WASHINGTON, September 19, 2018 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced it is making it easier for North Carolina schools affected by Hurricane Florence to feed students during this time of great need. All students in affected disaster areas in North Carolina will now be able to enjoy free school meals provided by USDA’s […]

Swain County Schools To Offer Additional Meal

WLOS News Swain County schools are preparing to offer an additional free meal to students. Sixty percent of students in Swain quality for free or reduced meals at school. That makes the district eligible for a U.S. Department of Agriculture grant for an afternoon feeding program at no cost to the local district. The nutrition […]

Free Lunch – And Breakfast, Too! – In Haywood County Schools

The Mountaineer No such thing as a free lunch? Think again. Three Haywood County elementary schools are now serving free lunch — and breakfast to boot — to every student in the school, even those who typically wouldn’t qualify for subsidized meals. “I love being able to tell a parent ‘Send your kids to school […]

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