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 […]


2017 Youth Ambassador Spotlight: Sarah Fatima

Posted on By Riya Rahman Coordinator, Youth Engagement July 21, 2017 Name: Sarah Fatima Where do you go to school? University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Where are you working? Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina & Department of Public Instruction What’s your favorite part about being a Youth Ambassador? I love being able to interact […]