NKH NC Graduate Researcher’s Work in Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior

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Jessica Soldavini, MPH, LDN, RD, Graduate Researcher with No Kid Hungry NC, has two new articles in the July-August, 2017 volume of the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. Both focus on her child nutrition work in Orange County, NC, during summer 2016. She presented them in poster abstract form earlier this month at the […]

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 […]

Second Annual “Food for the Summer” Program Underway

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Chapelboro Food for the Summer is well into its second year of providing lunches for children in need in the community and according to new program coordinator Emma Jenkins-Sullivan, the program has seen growth in outreach and involvement. “Last year we had over 650 volunteers come out from the community,” said Jenkins-Sullivan, “and we’re hoping […]

N.C. First Lady Cooper Talks Food Insecurity During High Point Visit

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The News and Record GREENSBORO — As breakfast winded down at Deep River Parks and Recreation Center in High Point on Monday, North Carolina first lady Kristin Cooper moved from table to table talking with children and asking their opinion about the food. Lunches? They’re about average, said Jaylen Carl, a rising sixth-grader who sounded […]

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 […]

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, […]

Summer Meal Program Feeds K-12 Students in Chapel Hill and Carrboro

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Chapelboro School is nearly out for the summer in Chapel Hill and Carrboro, but cafeteria workers are ready to remain in service for students of the local district that rely on federal lunches. That service is part of a program called Food for the Summer, which was coordinated by Chapel Hill Mayor Pam Hemminger to […]