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Summer Meal Delivery Options Provided for in 2023 Omnibus “Paves the Way” for Meals-to-You Expansion — Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty
Our partners at the Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty (BCHP) recently released a statement …
ARTICLE: Survey: A Third of Families Say Rising Food Costs Leads to Kids Not Eating Enough
via WRAL News Inflated prices for all goods is starting to sink in and people …
ARTICLE: Two N.C. School Districts Will Launch ‘Big Ideas’ to Increase Access to School Meals
via EducationNC.org: Following the expiration of a pandemic-era federal waiver that allowed K-12 schools to provide school …
2022: Our Year in Review
This has been another challenging year for child nutrition programs, from supply chain and staffing issues …
RELEASE: Carolina Hunger Initiative, Blue Cross NC Award School Nutrition Programs with Funds for “Big Ideas”
Craven County Schools and Wilson County Schools will focus on increasing access to school meals …
ARTICLE: North Carolina’s Child Nutrition Advocates Embrace National Effort to Provide Free School Meals for All
From EducationNC.org. From transportation to books, schools provide students with various resources at no cost …
UPDATE: New Details on the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health
On Wednesday, September 28, the Biden-Harris Administration will host the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and …
ARTICLE: After Two Years, Free School Meals for All is Over. What Does That Mean for Students and Their Families?
Program and Communication Manager Andrew Harrell is quoted in this article from EducationNC.org. For more …
ARTICLE: CJ’s Cupboard tackling food insecurity among Gillings Public Health students
From The Daily Tar Heel. As the issue of food insecurity continues to impact campus, …
UPDATE: NCGA Eliminates Student Copay for School Lunch
The budget passed by the NC General Assembly this summer includes funds to eliminate the …
2022 #SUMMERMEALS4NCKIDS INTERN RECAPS: Craven County Schools
For the second year of Carolina Hunger Initiative's #SummerMeals4NCKids project, we expanded our work to …
2022 #SUMMERMEALS4NCKIDS INTERN RECAPS: Pitt County Schools
For the second year of Carolina Hunger Initiative's #SummerMeals4NCKids project, we expanded our work to …
2022 #SUMMERMEALS4NCKIDS INTERN RECAPS: Carteret County Schools
For the second year of Carolina Hunger Initiative's #SummerMeals4NCKids project, we expanded our work to …
2022 #SUMMERMEALS4NCKIDS INTERN RECAPS: Beaufort County Schools
For the second year of Carolina Hunger Initiative's #SummerMeals4NCKids project, we expanded our work to …
RELEASE: As pandemic-era meal operations end, NC families urged to submit free and reduced-price meal applications for the 2022-2023 school year
“Schools need families to fill out their meal forms in order to keep their programs …
LINK: CHI Brings Healthy Fun to Clinton City Schools
The Sampson Independent captured one of our summer meals "spike" events: To reward students that …
UPDATE: Keep Kids Fed Act
The Carolina Hunger Initiative and No Kid Hungry NC applaud the passing of the Keep …
OPINION: No-cost Healthy Meals For All Public School Students
Carolina Hunger Initiative Director Lou Anne Crumpler wrote this editorial for WRAL News. Children cannot …
LINK: EducationNC Recaps the 2022 NC Child Hunger Leaders Conference
EdNC.org has a great recap of the 2022 NC Child Hunger Leaders Conference: Amy Doty, …
RELEASE: Statement by the Carolina Hunger Initiative in Support of School Nutrition
Contact: Tamara Baker, tamarabaker@unc.edu School nutrition professionals inspire us with their perseverance and their commitment to serving …