“With the help of our school divisions and partners, more Virginia students are eating breakfast at school every day,” Claire Mansfield, No Kid Hungry Virginia state director, said. “No Kid Hungry Virginia is committed to connecting more students in the commonwealth with breakfast by expanding and strengthening Breakfast After the Bell programs.”
February 06, 2018
On Jan. 9, T.C. Williams High School launched a new after-school meal program, the Dinner Club, which has been feeding between 200 – 300 students every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Any student involved in afterschool tutoring or in an activity, club or sport held at T.C. can simply come to the cafeteria, sign in and grab a meal beginning at 3:15 p.m.
January 29, 2018
“Our program is designed to address weekend hunger, so we try to provide breakfast, lunch and dinner options including fresh produce. Families are invited to shop through the line, and while there is a recommended suggested quantity, there is no limit on how much the family can shop for,” said O’Grady.
January 29, 2018
A campaign to fight childhood hunger across Virginia will join libraries, churches, government and numerous community organizations to feed more kids in Suffolk this year.
January 29, 2018
During the colder months, low-income families face the issue of "Heat or Eat," meaning some families might struggle between being able to pay their increased electricity bill and feeding their families at the same time.
January 22, 2018
On Friday at McHarg Elementary School in Radford, Virginia, the doors were closed because of the cold weather, but they were opened for the community and the students' families who need a warm place and a hot meal. This is the first time the school has hosted an event like this, with activities and food for all.
January 22, 2018
Virginia Schools are closed because of the extreme cold we've been experiencing in our area, but the doors of Virginia Middle School are open and in the cafeteria, meals are being served.
January 10, 2018
Virginia students in line for school breakfast.
By leveraging the federal child nutrition programs, which have been in place since military leaders went to Congress at the end of World War II to express concern about the threat of malnutrition to our national and economic security, we have put the commonwealth on a sustainable path to end childhood hunger once and for all. The resources and insights we need to achieve our goals are already available; we simply need to maximize them to their greatest potential.
January 03, 2018