First Lady of North Carolina Kristin Cooper Joins United Health Foundation and Whole Kids Foundation to Award 22 Garden Grants to North Carolina Schools and YMCAs | Business Wire

RALEIGH, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–First lady of North Carolina Kristin Cooper joined United Health

Foundation and Whole Kids Foundation today to award 22 grants totalling

$44,000 to schools and YMCAs statewide.

Each organisation will receive a $2,000 grant to build or expand an

existing vegetable garden and provide educational resources about

agriculture, caring for the environment and maintaining healthy

lifestyles. The grants stem from an initiative by United Health

Foundation and Whole Kids Foundation to address hunger and support

nutrition education.

Grant recipients include:




—. Gouge Elementary School, Bakersville

—. Socrates Academy, Matthews

—. Bunn Elementary School, Bunn

—. North Duplin Jr. Sr. High School, Mt. Olive

—. Blessed Sacrament School, Burlington

—. Perry W. Harrison Elementary, Pittsboro

—. Culbreth Middle School, Chapel Hill

—. St. Timothy’s School, Raleigh

—. Garinger High School, Charlotte

—. Lead Mine Elementary School, Raleigh

—. Langdon C. Kerr Elementary, Clinton

—. Harris Creek Elementary, Raleigh

—. Conover School, Conover

—. Hunter Elementary School, Raleigh

—. Reaching All Minds Academy, Durham

—. Long Mill Elementary, Youngsville

—. James B. Dudley High School, Greensboro

—. YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly, Black Mountain

—. Third Street Education Centre, Greenville

—. YMCA of Northwest North Carolina, Statesville

—. Woodson Branch Nature School, Marshall

—. YMCA Camp Harrison, Boomer


Angela Richmond, 770-300-3426
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Whole Kids Foundation
Nona Evans, 512-289-9258
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