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Understand food insecurity in communities around the Southeast United States. Review fact sheets and data tables compiled by our member institutions.

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This document includes the sources for Dr. Maureen Berner's Food Insecurity Statistics in NC from 2015.

Post date: Oct 9, 2017

The 2012 North Carolina Super Summer Meals Pilot program sought to increase the percentage of eligible children receiving federally funded summer meals by 10 percent in eleven pilot public school districts (known as local education agencies, or LEAs) and by 2 percent for all LEAs statewide. The program exceeded its goals, showing dramatic increases in meal sites established and meals served....

Post date: Jul 18, 2014

Millions of Americans turn to Food Stamps, soup kitchens and other hunger relief services to feed themselves and their families. Contrary to common perception, many of these families are working and yet their incomes are still insufficient to meet their basic needs. According to a recent two-year survey of over 2,000 clients at the largest food pantry in Northeast Iowa, 25 percent of people...

Post date: Dec 2, 2013

Resources

The University of South Carolina's Center for Research in Nutrition and Health Disparities supports a Policy and Practice Brief series. The Center was established in 2003 with a mission to create a local, state-wide, national, and global presence that establishes the University as a national leader in nutrition and health disparities by engaging with community partners, other research institutions, public agencies, and professional organizations. Through this series, the Center provides objective, thoughtful analysis on current nutrition and health disparities related policy and practice issues from a public interest perspective.

Food for the Summer is a Free and Reduced Price Lunch Summer Program for Kids in Chapel Hill and Carrboro, NC. The program provides meals to children through the age of 18 in the summer months.

Food for the Summer is a Free and Reduced Price Lunch Summer Program for Kids in Chapel Hill and Carrboro, NC. The program provides meals to children through the age of 18 in the summer months.