Chapel Hill-Carrboro

Trump Wants to Roll Back Healthy Dietary Standards for School Lunches, but Some Local Schools Are Sticking With Obama’s Plan

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Indy Week Policy makers, the medical community, and education officials may have the best intentions and the most up-to-date nutritional information for feeding school kids, but those kids must actually want to put said food into their mouths or it’s all just a giant bureaucratic waste of money and effort. Last November, I visited Northside […]

Afterschool Meals

Iredell-Statesville Schools To Offer Afterschool Meals

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Statesville Record & Landmark Iredell-Statesville Schools will begin offering free dinners to some students enrolled in after-school programs, the district announced. The After School Supper Program, funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, will connect students with healthy food after class during school days. “For many children, this is their only opportunity […]

Conference

Salvation Army of High Point Looking at Innovative Ways to Approach Food Insecurities

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Greensboro News & Record The Salvation Army of High Point’s social services team recently attended the 2018 North Carolina Child Hunger Leaders Conference, sponsored by No Kid Hungry North Carolina. The one-day conference focused on dealing with childhood hunger for school-age children, especially during the summer, when school is out. The Salvation Army’s social services […]