SummerPalooza! Planning Summits 2018

Save the date for the 2018 SummerPalooza! Summits hosted by the NC Department of Public Instruction:

Hickory - Tuesday, October 30
Raleigh - Thursday, November 1
Greenville - Wednesday, November 14
Raleigh - Friday, November 16

SummerPalooza! Summits are day-long celebrations and planning events developed to increase participation in and expand awareness of North Carolina’s Summer Nutrition Programs for children. This year's theme "Strength in Numbers" represents a focus on collaboration between diverse partners to create more sustainable and successful summer programs.

All private nonprofits, public organizations, and advocates interested in eliminating summer hunger for children are invited to participate in the 5th annual SummerPalooza! Summits!

Keep an eye on this page and further communications from the NC Department of Public Instruction and No Kid Hungry NC with details on how to register.

Take a look at the agendas and materials from last year's summits to get an idea of what to expect.

And be sure to get in your applications for the 2018 Summer Nutrition Champion Awards before the Friday, September 14 deadline.

Find Free Summer Meals Near You

Text "FoodNC" to 877-877

Text "Summer Meals" to 97779

Call toll-free 1.866.3Hungry
or 1.877.8Hambre

Visit the USDA's Summer Meal
Site Finder

Summer Meals

Summer Home

Fast Facts



Resources and Materials

NC Sponsor Pre-Screen

Capacity Builder Map (USDA)

Outreach Materials

Web Buttons

More Summer Meals Resources
and Materials