School Meals For All Should Be Available

August 15, 2023 Ray Russolillo, a retired CPA, wears several hats as a volunteer and social activist affiliated with the School Meals for All NC Coalition, MANNA FoodBank, MAZON – A Jewish Response to Hunger, and Carolina Jews for Justice. Does this sound like too...

Changes to School Lunch Copay Funding

July 26, 2023 Alecia Sanders, North Carolina Alliance for Health Partner Engagement Coordinator If you recall in this prior blog post, Morgan explained that the goal of the General Assembly was to have a budget to the Governor for approval by June 30; however, very...

Summer Meals for Kids and Teens: What You Should Know

July 17, 2023 By Carolina Hunger Initiative With all the great efforts to assure every child in North Carolina has access to nutritious school breakfasts and lunches, you may be wondering: What happens to the kids who rely on these meals for their daily nutrition when...

It Should Be Easy

July 19, 2023 Toby Hedgepeth Mother, HR Consultant, Pastor I have experienced hunger before and understand the struggle of going without a meal. As a result of my childhood experiences, I am constantly aware that some children don’t have access to a hot meal,...

Rise and Shine! School Breakfast Benefits Us All

June 23, 2023 Katie Herndon Dawkins, North Carolina Alliance for Health Communications Manager Let’s talk breakfast! It’s been said to be the most important meal of the day and I agree. I can’t even start focusing on work until I’ve had breakfast. It’s also incredibly...

School Meals: A Social Work Perspective 

June 22, 2023 By Shannon Aiken, Jennifer Hickey, Edie Lindley Master of Social Work Student, UNCW In the field of social work, we answer the call to dismantle injustice and pursue social change. We have been moved to accomplish this as Master of Social Work students...
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