Eligible North Carolina children will receive additional benefits during the summer to ensure they have access to nutritious food. The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services recently received approval from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to continue the pandemic electronic benefit transfer food assistance program through summer 2022.
About 4% of adults and up to 8% of children have some reaction to food. With the increase in food allergies in children, some pregnant or breastfeeding women are likely to worry about eating certain types of foods.
The Food Benefits Platform is used to address food insecurity in local communities.
Food insecurity is at an all-time high, with one in eight Americans reporting some level of uncertainty about where their next meal will come from. Five hundred households participate in this pilot program through February 2022, with options to continue.
Last Wednesday, August 27 of this year, the Consulate General of Mexico in Raleigh became the scene of a unique and emotional event directed by the Consul General of Mexico, Claudia Velasco Osorio: the presentation of the book "El Arte. Espejo de an Immigrant. Story of Cornelio Campos", written by María del Refugio Sandoval Olivas, affectionately known as Cuquis Sandoval. This book combines the richness of the narrative with the chronicle of a life marked by migration and a passion for art.