Carolina Hunger Initiative

No Kid Hungry North Carolina, a partnership between Share Our Strength and the UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, is working in collaboration with the Carolina Hunger Initiative, a new project at UNC. The Carolina Hunger Initiative is exploring innovative approaches to support our state's food systems during the unprecedented COVID-19 emergency. Learn more here.

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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

No Kid Hungry North Carolina Supports School Breakfast and Afterschool Meals Programs Through Local Grants

Monday, March 2, 2020 Contact: Tamara Baker, (919) 307-7781, tamarabaker@unc.edu Chapel Hill, NC – No Kid Hungry North Carolina has awarded almost $106,000 in grants this school year to support nutrition programs at 27 schools and community partners across the state. The majority of the funding boosts Breakfast After the Bell initiatives, a program that […]

14 Child Hunger Heroes Celebrated by No Kid Hungry NC at Annual Conference

Monday, February 24, 2020 Contact: Tamara Baker, (919) 307-7781, tamarabaker@unc.edu Chapel Hill, NC – No Kid Hungry NC celebrated 14 child hunger heroes at its annual NC Child Hunger Leaders Conference on Wednesday, February 19 at the Friday Center in Chapel Hill. Congressman David Price and First Lady of NC Kristin Cooper served as special […]

Busting School Breakfast Myths At No Kid Hungry NC’s Annual Conference

EdNC.org “Kids come to school and they walk down our hallways and they don’t say, ‘I’m hungry.’ They don’t say, ‘There wasn’t anything in the fridge at home.’ … Their stomach is empty and they think that’s normal,” said Matt Bristow-Smith, the 2019 North Carolina Principal of the Year. “The next thing you know, you […]

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