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No Kid Hungry NC, Carolina Hunger Initiative Support Meals For Children During COVID-19 School Closures

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UNC Gillings School News Nationwide, families who rely on school meals for breakfast and lunch are worried about feeding their children. In North Carolina, an organization at UNC-Chapel Hill is reducing that stress. No Kid Hungry North Carolina was formed in 2011 in partnership with state leaders and the national No Kid Hungry campaign, a program of the […]

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No Kid Hungry North Carolina Supports School Breakfast and Afterschool Meals Programs Through Local Grants

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Monday, March 2, 2020 Contact: Tamara Baker, (919) 307-7781, tamarabaker@unc.edu Chapel Hill, NC – No Kid Hungry North Carolina has awarded almost $106,000 in grants this school year to support nutrition programs at 27 schools and community partners across the state. The majority of the funding boosts Breakfast After the Bell initiatives, a program that […]

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NC School Breakfast Leadership Team Funds 12 Districts to Expand Access to School Breakfast

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Governor Roy Cooper and First Lady Kristin Cooper have been committed to ending childhood hunger in North Carolina. Through funding from Share Our Strength’s national No Kid Hungry campaign, their offices are working to expand access to school breakfast in 12 identified districts around the state. The funding, available late this year, is intended to […]

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Bladen’s Robert P. Taylor selected as NCAAHPERD-SM Superintendent of the Year

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Bladen County Schools Bladen County Schools is pleased to announce that Dr. Robert P. Taylor has been selected as the 2018 Healthy Schools Superintendent of the Year by the North Carolina Alliance for Athletics, Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Dance and Sport Management (NCAAHPERD-SM). Dr. Taylor’s work to advance the belief that no child should go […]

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Clinical Nutrition Manager at Atrium Health’s CHS University Named Winner of 2018 No Kid Hungry Summer Meals Hero Contest

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August 24, 2018 Contact: Tamara Baker, No Kid Hungry NC, 919.951.9282 or TamaraBaker@UNC.edu Charlotte, NC – The national anti-hunger campaign No Kid Hungry has announced five winners of its 2018 Summer Meals Hero contest. This year’s inspiring line-up of local champions is proof that it really does take a village to feed kids in the […]

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

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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 […]

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Students Help Promote NC Summer Meals Programs

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NC Department of Public Instruction Students from Franklin, Harnett and Union County Schools received top honors Wednesday in the North Carolina Summer Nutrition Programs promotional materials contest, in which students design promotional materials to help increase the awareness of N.C. Summer Nutrition Programs. Student promotional materials contest winners were recognized at the opening session of […]