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Learn the Basics: How Can More In My Basket Help You?

More In My Basket (MIMB) is designed to assist North Carolinians as they provide sufficient and nutritious food for their families. MIMB accomplishes this through education and application assistance outreach for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) in North Carolina. Participants at our workshop sessions receive education about program eligibility, program benefits, and resources to[…] Read More

Federal Free and Reduced Meal Programs

The federal government has many food programs that help people of all ages receive adequate nutrition, but several programs are geared specifically to children. Public schools, non-profit private schools, and residential child-care institutions are eligible to participate in the National School Lunch Program and the School Breakfast Program. These programs offer healthy meal options to children and aim to increase the availability of fruits, vegetables, and whole grains served at the school.

SNAP helps millions of families

Babies bring a lot of joy and excitement to our lives. But for many, raising a family also comes with financial stress. Families spend an average of $12,940 in the first year alone.[1] Those expenses include childcare, healthcare, formula, food, diapers, clothes, and other supplies. Paying for all these new expenses will surely impact the[…] Read More