Afterschool Meals

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

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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 […]

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

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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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Bladen’s Robert P. Taylor selected as NCAAHPERD-SM Superintendent of the Year

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Bladen County Schools Bladen County Schools is pleased to announce that Dr. Robert P. Taylor has been selected as the 2018 Healthy Schools Superintendent of the Year by the North Carolina Alliance for Athletics, Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Dance and Sport Management (NCAAHPERD-SM). Dr. Taylor’s work to advance the belief that no child should go […]

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USDA Provides North Carolina Children Affected by Hurricane Florence with Access to Free Meals

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USDA.gov WASHINGTON, September 19, 2018 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced it is making it easier for North Carolina schools affected by Hurricane Florence to feed students during this time of great need. All students in affected disaster areas in North Carolina will now be able to enjoy free school meals provided by USDA’s […]

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Clinical Nutrition Manager at Atrium Health’s CHS University Named Winner of 2018 No Kid Hungry Summer Meals Hero Contest

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August 24, 2018 Contact: Tamara Baker, No Kid Hungry NC, 919.951.9282 or TamaraBaker@UNC.edu Charlotte, NC – The national anti-hunger campaign No Kid Hungry has announced five winners of its 2018 Summer Meals Hero contest. This year’s inspiring line-up of local champions is proof that it really does take a village to feed kids in the […]

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NCCARE360 Selected to Build a New Tool for a Healthier North Carolina– The NC Resource Platform

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Foundation for Health Leadership & Innovation Today, the Foundation for Health Leadership & Innovation (FHLI) announced the selection of NCCARE360 to build the North Carolina Resource Platform—a new statewide tool to make it easier for providers, insurers and community-based organizations to connect people with the community resources they need to be healthy. The NC Resource […]

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School Lunch Programs Becoming More Essential For North Carolina Families

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Carolina Public Press A majority of North Carolina parents lack the financial resources to provide school lunches for their children without assistance, according to federal data, a situation that has worsened in recent years. Most children in North Carolina participate in the National School Lunch Program, which provides free and reduced-price school lunches to families […]