Food for the Summer

Hometown Hero: Emma Jenkins-Sullivan

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Chapelboro This week’s Hometown Hero is Emma Jenkins-Sullivan, Program Coordinator for Food for the Summer.   The Food for the Summer program is dedicated to providing local children with lunches during the summer months. Last year, the Food for the Summer program provided 48,000 lunches to children in the community who rely on school lunches for their […]

Profiles

2017 Youth Ambassador Spotlight: Khadija Ewais

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NoKidHungryNC.org By Riya Rahman Coordinator, Youth Engagement June 20, 2017 Name: Khadija Ewais Where do you go to school? North Carolina State University Where are you working? The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction and the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina What’s your favorite part about being a Youth Ambassador? I honestly love the interaction […]

Buncombe County

Serving Up Success: Buncombe County’s Donna Farmer

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Action For Healthy Kids Buncombe County Schools, North Carolina During the 2015- 2016 school year, Donna Farmer was the cafeteria manager at Avery’s Creek Elementary School in Buncombe County, North Carolina where she implemented breakfast in the classroom, and had such success that they were one of three winners in the North Carolina No Kid […]

Guilford County

MHS Student Recognized In NC Summer Nutrition Program

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McDowell News Students from Johnston County Schools and McDowell County Schools received top honors in the North Carolina Summer Nutrition Programs Artwork contest. The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) School Nutrition Services staff invited students to design artwork to help increase the visibility of its Summer Nutrition Programs. “What better way to capture […]

Food for the Summer

CHCCS lauded for summer meals program

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The Herald Sun BY TYLER ROUSH CHAPEL HILL Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools is being recognized for its ability to deliver high quality summer meals to local children. The CHHCS-sponsored “Food for the Summer” program was awarded a “Gold Turnip the Beet” award by the U.S. Department of Agriculture for its efforts in 2016. The program, […]