Afterschool Meals

Afterschool Suppers Increased by 70 Percent in North Carolina from 2016 to 2017

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Food Research & Action Center WASHINGTON, October 10, 2018 — More than 1.2 million children benefited from afterschool suppers on an average weekday in October 2017, an 11 percent increase from the previous year, according to the annual Afterschool Suppers: A Snapshot of Participation report, released today by the Food Research & Action Center (FRAC). The report analyzes […]

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 […]

Afterschool Meals

McDowell Hospital Partners With YMCA For Afterschool Meals

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McDowellNews.com The YMCA and McDowell Hospital are working together to provide after-school meals for children throughout the county. On Tuesday, Jan. 2, McDowell Hospital’s catering staff prepared the first batch of nearly 200 meals for the YMCA of Western North Carolina’s eight after-school programs in McDowell County. The federally-funded, state-administered Child and Adult Care Food […]