COVID-19

VIDEO: Building Healthy Communities: Carolina Hunger Initiative is Working to Help Struggling Families Put Food on the Table

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CBS17 / WNCN Carolina Hunger Initiative was featured on CBS17 / WNCN’s Building Healthy Communities segment, sponsored by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina. Tamara Baker, Project and Communications Director, discusses our work during the COVID-19 pandemic and our partnership with Blue Cross NC to offer grants to schools and community organizations that […]

Fundraisers

RELEASE: Queso for a Cause! Triangle Moe’s Restaurants Donate Money and Meals to Help Carolina Hunger Initiative Feed NC Families

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On a daily basis, almost one million children in North Carolina — more than 3 out of 5 of our NC public school kids — are at risk of hunger. The COVID-19 pandemic has created an even greater situation of food insecurity, especially across the Triangle. In an effort to support these families, Triangle Moe’s […]

NC Restaurants Feeding Kids Initiative

LINK: Carolina Hunger Initiative, Moe’s Team Up to Feed Families Struggling During Pandemic

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CBS 17 / WNCN There are many families around the Triangle struggling to put food on the table. According to Carolina Hunger Initiative, food insecurity rates in North Carolina have more than doubled with COVID-19 hardships. With school schools closed since mid-March, more than 900,000 children school students lost access to the free or reduced-price […]

NC Restaurants Feeding Kids Initiative

MEDIA ADVISORY: Triangle Moe’s Southwest Grill Restaurants Donate 1,000 Meals to Local Children and Families During COVID-19 Pandemic

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WHAT For the 900,000+ children across North Carolina eligible for free and reduced-price meals at school, the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted critical nutrition resources that many of them rely on. Since the pandemic closed schools, many families have seen hardship and rely on their local schools and emergency food pantries for their nutrition. In an […]

COVID-19

LINK: No Kid Hungry NC, Carolina Hunger Initiative Support Meals For Children During COVID-19 School Closures

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UNC Gillings School News Nationwide, families who rely on school meals for breakfast and lunch are worried about feeding their children. In North Carolina, an organization at UNC-Chapel Hill is reducing that stress. No Kid Hungry North Carolina was formed in 2011 in partnership with state leaders and the national No Kid Hungry campaign, a program of the […]

Meals-To-You

RELEASE: More Than 12,000 Rural NC Kids Receiving School Meals Shipped to Their Homes During COVID-19 Closures

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More than 12,000 children living in rural areas of North Carolina are getting free meals shipped directly to their homes through the Emergency Meals-to-You (EMTY) program to fight child hunger during COVID-19 school closures and summer break. The program provides weekday breakfasts and lunches to students who were receiving those meals through the National School […]