Summer Meals

Atrium Health Expands ‘Kids Eat Free’ Program

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WCNC Not every kid dances for joy on the last day of school. “For a lot of kids in our area, it’s not such a happy time.” Thousands of people living in Mecklenburg County are food insecure — which means they do not have reliable access to affordable, nutritious food. When school lets out, food […]

Summer Meals

Kids Get Free Breakfast, Lunch At Atrium Hospital

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WFAE For the second year in a row, kids in the Charlotte area can eat free this summer at an Atrium hospital. For the next 11 weeks, anyone 18 and under can eat free breakfast and lunch at Atrium Health in University City. The hospital’s nutrition manager, Elaine Jones, says more than 45,000 kids in […]

First Lady of NC Kristin Cooper

In Gaston County, ‘Children Can’t Learn If They’re Hungry’

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Gaston Gazette Gaston’s public school system has received a state grant that aims to have more students eating breakfast at school. Elementary, middle and high schools in Gaston County serve daily breakfast items of assorted fresh fruit and cereal, along with offerings including milk, sausage biscuit, cereal, French toast, Belgian waffle and scrambled eggs. School […]

First Lady of NC Kristin Cooper

Governor’s Office Partners with No Kid Hungry School Breakfast Leadership Institute to Expand Access to School Breakfast in 10 School Districts

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NC Office of the Governor A new grant program will help expand school breakfast access in ten North Carolina School Districts, Governor Roy Cooper and First Lady Kristin Cooper announced today. As part of the 2018-19 Breakfast After the Bell Initiative, 10 North Carolina school districts will receive grant funding through No Kid Hungry and […]

First Lady of NC Kristin Cooper

Governor’s Office Partners with No Kid Hungry School Breakfast Leadership Institute To Fund 10 Districts to Expand Access to School Breakfast

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Governor Roy Cooper and First Lady Kristin Cooper are committed to ending childhood hunger in North Carolina. Together with No Kid Hungry, their offices are working to expand access to school breakfast in ten districts around the state. These districts will receive grant funding through No Kid Hungry and The Dairy Alliance to implement innovative […]