2019 NC Child Hunger Leaders Conference to be held Feb. 8

The eighth annual NC Child Hunger Leaders Conference will feature stories from people in the field working to find innovative ways to feed more kids. Hear from educators, nutrition professionals, elected and appointed officials, community leaders, supporters, volunteers, and people like you who are endeavoring daily to feed kids.

There are almost one million kids in our state who need the nutritious food they get at school during breakfast and lunch, and after school and in the summer months. If you are currently engaged in the work of feeding kids, or want to be, this conference is for you.

When: Wednesday, February 13, 2019, 8 am – 4 pm
Where: UNC Friday Center for Continuing Education in Chapel Hill
100 Friday Center Dr
Chapel Hill, NC 27517
Fees: $40 (Registration fee includes all conference sessions and materials, continental breakfast, lunch, snacks, and parking.)
Register: Click here!

Hear from exciting speakers, including:

  • Mandy Cohen, MD, Secretary of the NC Department of Health and Human Services
  • Kristin Cooper, First Lady of North Carolina, Office of the Governor
  • Tabari Wallace, 2018 NC Principal of the Year, Craven County Schools
  • Freebird McKinney, 2018 NC Teacher of the Year, Alamance-Burlington Schools
  • Julie Paige Pittman, 2018 Western NC Regional Teacher of the Year, Rutherford County Schools
  • Kelsee Gomes, Director of Sports Nutrition, UNC-Chapel Hill
  • Gerald Owens, News Anchor, WRAL-TV

Click here for more information.