No Kid Hungry NC Frames School Meals As Instructional Intervention

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EducationNC by Analisa Sorrells | February 16, 2018 For the almost 400,000 students across North Carolina who eat school breakfast, it is far more than a meal; it provides the opportunity to start the day with a full stomach and a focused brain. The importance of school breakfast and other school nutrition programs as instructional interventions were discussed at the 7th annual […]

Afterschool Meals

McDowell Hospital Partners With YMCA For Afterschool Meals

Posted on 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 […]

Rowan County

Teachers, Faculty, And Administrators Of Rowan-Salisbury Schools Deliver Food And Christmas Toys

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Spectrum News – Charlotte By Courtney Davis  |  December 21, 2017 @8:47 PM ROWAN COUNTY — Teachers, faculty and administrators of Rowan-Salisbury schools hit the buses Thursday morning, to hand deliver Christmas toys to kids in the community. By 8:30 Thursday morning, the crowds were already waiting. hTe crowds were so large, they ran out! But Christmas […]

Lynn Harvey

The Face of Hunger: Districts Work to Solve Childhood Hunger

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American School Board Journal Del Stover If you’re not convinced that hunger is a real problem for your students, visit a school cafeteria on the morning after a long weekend, suggests Lynn Harvey, president of the School Nutrition Association. At schools serving high-poverty communities, in particular, “you will see the face of true hunger. Having […]