FIND FREE HEALTHY SUMMER MEALS FOR KIDS

Free meals are available for children and teens at many locations throughout NC while school is out for summer.
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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.”

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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.

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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.

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

Local, National Barriers Leave Millions of Child Feeding Dollars on the Table

NC Health News Every day in Charlotte, an air-conditioned school activity bus full of free lunches turns into a church parking lot. Within minutes, 60 children cross the street from a mobile home park with their friends and neighbors to receive a meal. “It was just miraculous to see,” said Tamara Baker, communications and project […]

Congressman Price Visits Summer Meals Site in Raleigh

Congressman David Price joined No Kid Hungry NC for a visit to a summer meals site in Raleigh on Monday, July 9. Price spoke with families, handed out plates with healthy messages to kids, took part in a nutrition education activity, and talked with the meal site’s managers. Summer meals for kids in North Carolina […]

First Lady Cooper Visits Durham Camps That Feed N.C. Children’s Minds and Bodies

The Daily Tar Heel BY MARIN WOLF Eastway Elementary in Durham bustled with chatter Wednesday morning as children played at the East Durham Children’s Initiative (EDCI) Science Technology Engineering Arts Math (STEAM) and Literacy Camp. Campers finished their morning instruction while also preparing to welcome a special guest joining them for lunch. North Carolina First Lady […]

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