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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.


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.

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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

Henderson County Breakfasts Help With Focus Throughout School Day, Students Say

WLOS HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) — On any given day, many students wake up for school, hop on the bus, put some finishing touches on their homework, and go straight to class without having anything to eat. This is the case for one student at Apple Valley Middle School in Henderson County, Zachary Johnson and he […]

Breakfast Essential To Better Learning: Wilson County Schools Begin Free Morning Menu Offerings

The Wilson Times It was breakfast on wheels Wednesday at Hunt High School as child nutritionists Phyllis Horne and Stanley Best pushed a food-filled cart down the hall so students could make a quick grab of breakfast items between classes. Wilson County Schools began serving free breakfasts at three traditional high schools and one middle […]

Year Round Meals Help Prevent Child Hunger During Holidays

via the Moms Rising Blog Here come the holidays…again.  Sorry for the bah humbug…but schools are closed. Many of us are laughing, celebrating with our families…and feasting – while others are not. In North Carolina, the harsh reality for many children in our state of agricultural abundance is: The cupboards at home are bare and […]

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