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Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at The Friday Center in Chapel Hill
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“As Governor and First Lady, we want students across North Carolina to begin their day with the fuel they need to learn and grow.”

Students preparing a Cooking Matters for Kids recipe

Nutrition Education in NC

Learn more about the Nutrition Education work being done in the state by No Kid Hungry NC, Share Our Strength, and other organizations.


No Kid Hungry NC

We’re working to end child hunger by connecting kids to effective but under-utilized nutrition programs like school breakfast, summer meals, and afterschool meals.

Learn more about No Kid Hungry NC.

See Breakfast After the Bell in Action

Principals: Innovative Breakfast WORKS

School principals across North Carolina see the benefits of Breakfast in the Classroom and other innovative service models every day.

Nutrition in the Turnaround School

At Hampton Elementary University Partnership Magnet, the academic turnaround has been successful. But the other turnarounds had to come first.

First Lady of NC at Breakfast in Durham

Watch Principal Aisha Howard and First Lady of North Carolina Kristen Cooper discuss the benefits of Breakfast in the Classroom.

Latest News

Blue Cross NC And No Kid Hungry Collaborate To Increase Healthy Meals For Children This Back-To-School Season

Funding over the three-year period will increase access to the programs many kids rely on for their nutrition. DURHAM, N.C. – Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (Blue Cross NC) will provide $500,000 over three years to No Kid Hungry North Carolina, an initiative of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s […]

Meet The Mom Who Has Made It Her Mission To Feed East Durham Children In Poverty

ABC 11 DURHAM, N.C. (WTVD) — In East Durham, Marcella Thompson brings neighborhood kids together with fun and food. It’s a job she’s taken seriously since moving here three years ago. “This is where I live. This is my home. These are my babies,” Thompson said. She gets emotional when talking about the children in […]

Duke Raleigh Hospital Offers Free Meals For Children This Summer

WTVD Duke Raleigh Hospital is serving free meals to children 18 and under now through August 25. Children can visit the main hospital’s first floor café Monday through Friday to receive free breakfast and lunch, just by asking for the “Summer Meal Deal.” Andre Parker, a food production cook at Duke Raleigh Hospital, said getting to serve […]

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