(Originally published February 17, 2018 on Carolina Connection)

North Carolina ranks among the fifteen worst states for child hunger– the percentage of children under 18 who lack food on a regular basis.

The North Carolina Child Hunger Leaders Conference was held at UNC’s Friday Center this week to hear about some potential solutions.

Brighton McConnell reports on the event and one participant’s story.

This piece can also be found on Carolina Connection’s website: https://carolinaconnection.org/2018/02/17/conference-at-unc-explores-solutions-for-child-hunger/