May 28, 2016

Listen to a recent piece on NPR explaining the word gap and its implication for young learners:



In Virginia this summer, Arlington Public Schools transported students in poor neighborho...

December 20, 2015


The News & Observer featured childhood hunger over the holidays as their front page feature story.  They included Grow Our Kids as an agency working to fill this particularly moving gap, but more importantly, shined a light on childhood hunger as a heartbreaking and v...

February 25, 2015

The reality is very difficult.  Snow shuts down our ability to get food out to our kiddos in need.  Please read this short article to understand how snow days are the opposite of fun for struggling families in the U.S.


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December 11, 2014

MSA has been part of Grow Our Kids from nearly our first day.  Jan Johnson and her team of creative, fun, smart, giving people continue to come through in big ways throughout the year.  In December, they purchased food and helped us pack it up for our special Holiday g...

November 21, 2014

Our Community Partners help “grow the good” in countless ways.  Robco Fence & Deck, a family-owned, Raleigh-based business is making the operations end of things endlessly more possible for Grow by constructing a substantial storage area for our Little Bellies and Litt...

November 14, 2014

Grow Our Kids is changing the face of childhood hunger on a local level.  We’re getting good food to good kids when they need it most so that they can return to school energized, feeling good, and ready to learn.   Full Little Bellies feed  phenomenal Little Minds so t...

October 28, 2014

One awesome team of fun and generous people + a serious commitment to local kids =  Over 1,000 items of donated food!


MSA, an awesomely talented Raleigh, N.C.-based ad agency, has been committed to Grow Our Kids from Day One, hosting annual company-wide food drives to...

August 11, 2014

Spend a little bit of time with the videos featured here to grow your knowledge about food insecurity in America.  It’s not what you think.

August 1, 2014

The Majority of our produce comes through Farmer Foodshare’s amazing “Donation Station” program.  This program connects local farmers who grow food to communities who need food.   But Grow Our Kids knows that education is a big part of the “fresh produce” movement – yo...

July 11, 2014

Triangle Storage in Apex, N.C. has donated a large, clean, climate-controlled, gorgeous (yes gorgeous) storage unit to Grow Our Kids – a game-changer for us logistically.  We’re now able to collect items for our Little Hearts program without worrying about how or where...

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