Take Action

Together, we can achieve huge victories for North Carolina kids.

Here are some actions you can take today:

Donate to NC Child

Your donation puts NC Child’s strategies to work for children and families across the state. 

Let’s make sure every student gets to eat at school

In North Carolina, 1 in 6 children struggles with hunger. School meals make a big difference!

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Take action now for children’s mental health

Ask legislators to make sure kids have the support they need in school.

Little kids across NC deserve the chance at great Early Education

Child care subsidy rates are key to making early education available and affordable.

NC Health Care Storyteller Fellowship

NC Child is excited to launch our 2023 North Carolina Health Care Storytellers Fellowship. Eight parents, caregivers or young adults with Medicaid experience will receive training, support, and a stipend. Their stories and the stories they collect will help drive positive change in our state.

Current Campaigns

Many children across our state face significant barriers that affect their wellbeing. Too many kids and families face discrimination because of their race, ethnicity, and place of birth. NC Child wants every child to have the chance to thrive.

Here are a few of the current campaigns we’re working on, together with our partners: 

Health Care Can't Wait

Families Can't Wait for Care

Since the pandemic began, hundreds of thousands of North Carolinians have lost their jobs – and health insurance. It’s time for state leaders to act.

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Lead Free NC

Lead is Harmful for Children

Some NC kids have unacceptable levels of lead in their bodies, putting them at risk. Eliminating exposure to lead means healthier brain development.

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Early Childhood Ed.

Child Care is Essential

North Carolina can’t go back to work without child care. Access to strong early childhood programs is critical for child development, & for NC’s working families.

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2024 state of the child summit

Mental Health Matters

Children’s healthy mental health development is tied to their ability to learn, maintain healthy relationships with their family and peers, and succeed later in life. 

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