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Tony Locklear, Daniella Uslan, Molly De Marco and Alexandra Lightfoot celebrate De Marco's award for engaged research

De Marco receives Provost Engaged Scholarship Award for research

March 31, 2016

Molly De Marco, PhD, Research Fellow and project director in the UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (HPDP) and research assistant professor of nutrition at the UNC Gillings School … 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

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Community shows psychological, spiritual and social components of heart health through photo research project

October 1, 2015

CHAPEL HILL-People in at-risk communities see heart health as more than just physical health and include psychological, spiritual and social health as well, according to research from UNC-Chapel Hill … 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

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UNC-Chapel Hill explores “Food for All” with 2015-2017 campus theme

May 10, 2015

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will come together at a common table when it examines food and food studies as its 2015-2017 university-wide academic theme. “Food for All: Local and Gl … 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

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Alice Ammerman to discuss link between sustainable local food systems and health April 16

April 15, 2015

HPDP Director Alice Ammerman will be the second speaker in the What’s the Big Idea? Spring 2015 Food for Thought series at the William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education on Thursday, April … Read more

UNC-Chapel Hill Receives Funding to Improve Obesity Prevention for Families Receiving Government Assistance

November 6, 2014

A new partnership with NC State aims to bring more strategic obesity prevention services to those with a limited budget in underserved communities. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has … Read more

HALF of NC Schools Commit to Expand Breakfast with Help from No Kid Hungry NC

September 11, 2014

No Kid Hungry North Carolina, under leadership of the UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, and in partnership with the NC Department of Public Instruction (NC DPI) and the Southeast … Read more