Food Pantry http://wunc.org en Food Pantries On NC College Campuses: Need Is Greater Than Expected http://wunc.org/post/food-pantries-nc-college-campuses-need-greater-expected <p></p><p>More universities in North Carolina are opening food pantries on campus to help hungry students and faculty.&nbsp;</p><p>N.C. Central University started giving out food to its students earlier this week.&nbsp; It's one of at least eight colleges and universities in the state that have opened food pantries in the last two years.&nbsp;</p><p>Jason O'Briant is a dietetics professor at N.C. Central and helped start the school's pantry.&nbsp; He says the need for food on college campuses is higher than expected, even for students who receive room and board.<br />&nbsp;</p> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 01:39:18 +0000 Will Michaels 32822 at http://wunc.org Food Pantries On NC College Campuses: Need Is Greater Than Expected Snow Days Impact Low-Income Families Even After Storm Is Over http://wunc.org/post/snow-days-impact-low-income-families-even-after-storm-over <div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Thousands of North Carolina students are back in school after last week’s winter storm. But for many, the effects of the snow aren’t quite over. For low-income families, three to four days off of school can disrupt a tight budget, especially when their children rely on free or reduced lunches.&nbsp;</span></p> Tue, 18 Feb 2014 16:42:17 +0000 Reema Khrais 30723 at http://wunc.org Snow Days Impact Low-Income Families Even After Storm Is Over