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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.

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Afterschool Suppers Increased by 70 Percent in North Carolina from 2016 to 2017

Food Research & Action Center WASHINGTON, October 10, 2018 — More than 1.2 million children benefited from afterschool suppers on an average weekday in October 2017, an 11 percent increase from the previous year, according to the annual Afterschool Suppers: A Snapshot of Participation report, released today by the Food Research & Action Center (FRAC). The report analyzes […]

NC School Breakfast Leadership Team Funds 12 Districts to Expand Access to School Breakfast

Governor Roy Cooper and First Lady Kristin Cooper have been committed to ending childhood hunger in North Carolina. Through funding from Share Our Strength’s national No Kid Hungry campaign, their offices are working to expand access to school breakfast in 12 identified districts around the state. The funding, available late this year, is intended to […]

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