[Contact: Claire Mansfield at 804.692.2545 or cmansfield@strength.org] Richmond, VA (Aug. 6, 2019) – A total of 13 individuals and organizations across Virginia have been named to the 2019 No Kid Hungry Summer Hero Hall of Fame, a national honor that recognizes and celebrates those who go above and beyond to find innovative ways to ensure children get the food and nutrition they need during the summer months.
August 07, 2019
See application information for upcoming Breakfast, Afterschool and Summer Meals grant opportunities!
February 25, 2019
Five new school divisions, along with eight repeat winners, received the second annual Dorothy S. McAuliffe School Nutrition award presented by No Kid Hungry Virginia in September.
October 04, 2018
No Kid Hungry Virginia is investing $57,400 to launch alternative breakfast programs in 15 schools across the state. The programs – known nationwide as Breakfast After the Bell – increase access to school breakfast by making it a part of the school day, providing breakfast in a way that is more convenient and accessible to students, resulting in increased student participation.
September 26, 2018
Rebekah Purcell and Hannah Jayanti became part of the Highland View family during the past year — immersing themselves into the routines of school and families — all in an effort to show the impact of a pilot program that feeds impoverished children three meals daily.
May 29, 2018
“I was blown away. I live in Northern Virginia. I live in Fairfax County. You’ve got to be kidding me,” the former PTA president remembered thinking. “These are kids that my kids were in school with.” The experience resonated with Joseph, leading to an aspiration — she wanted to help end childhood hunger in Herndon. She formed Food for Neighbors, an organization that for nearly two years has collected bags stuffed with donated canned and other nonperishable goods from the stoops and front porches of Northern Virginia residents.
May 15, 2018