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HPDP Research Fellow honored by Obesity Society

November 15, 2016

“The impact of their work will be felt for many years to come.” Dianne Stanton Ward, EdD, a fellow at the UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (HPDP), was recently awarded the the 20 … Read more


Go NAPSACC program revamps their website

August 1, 2016

The Nutrition and Physical Activity Self-Assessment for Child Care program, currently known as Go NAPSACC, recently revamped their website. Besides the updated look, the new renovations to the website … Read more

Partnership Spotlight: Exploring Six Years of Community Engagement

May 2, 2016

  How can you see the impact of engaged research? Sometimes all you need to do is look at what’s being served to drink at the church potluck dinners. Linda Riggins began working with researchers … Read more

Students rate healthy lunch options

Students in Orange County Schools rate new healthy menu options at Try-Day Friday

December 22, 2015

Click here to see a news story on this project from HILLSBOROUGH- The childhood obesity epidemic has brought many different ideas and approaches to helping children learn to eat more healthy … Read more

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No Kid Hungry receives Friend of School Nutrition Award from NC Department of Public Instruction

November 4, 2015

The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction awarded No Kid Hungry North Carolina the Friend of School Nutrition Award at the annual School Nutrition Conference on November 2nd. The award is gi … Read more


Five states selected to pilot GO NAPSACC and improve health habits in young children

October 1, 2015

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Go NAPSACC is a North Carolina child care initiative that is expanding into five new states. Go NAP SACC is an online tool that helps child care programs foster healthy eating and … Read more

HPDP researchers partner with Cornell to prevent childhood obesity and boost bottom line for NC farmers

August 20, 2015

Researchers at the UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention are working as part of a national project to study whether making fresh produce easily accessible to low-income families will … Read more

No Kid Hungry NC on My Carolina Today

August 5, 2015

  Tamara Baker, of No Kid Hungry NC, appeared on WNCN-NBC 17’s My Carolina Today yesterday to speak about how the organization is working to ensure kids across the state have enough to eat. Watch … Read more

UNC-CH Kenan-Flagler Business School students sponsor BBQ fundraiser to fight childhood hunger

April 21, 2015

The first “Q for the Kids” fundraiser benefiting No Kid Hungry NC is scheduled for May 6 from 5-8 p.m. in the McColl Courtyard of the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School, located at 300 Kenan Drive, in … Read more

Jayne Jeffries holds booklets for the Food Explorers program

Health behavior doctoral student Jayne Jeffries receives GEAB Impact Award for her work with Food Explorers

April 16, 2015

Each year, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s graduate school recognizes graduate students for the contributions they are making in North Carolina with the Graduate Education Advancemen … Read more