$834 billion in Medicaid cuts will devastate health care for children, the elderly, and people with disabilities. Read more about how the American Health Care Act isn't about health care: ... See MoreSee Less
NC Child is celebrating Red Nose Day! Check out our staff rocking their red noses! Red Nose Day aims to end child poverty by raising money and awareness for kids in the U.S. and around the world. ... See MoreSee Less
President Trump's budget is bad for kids. Most notably, it contains a Medicaid cut of $610 billion over 10 years, not to mention the additional Medicaid cuts that are part of the House’s plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which includes $839 billion in Medicaid cuts.
Combined, those Medicaid cuts would result in slashing the program by an astonishing $1.5 trillion over a decade. ... See MoreSee Less
The NC House of Representatives will be releasing their budget soon. We want to make sure that the provision that was in the Senate budget that cut food assistance benefits and free/reduced lunches to more than 50,000 kids is NOT INCLUDED in the House budget. Please take a few moments today to contact your house member (everything you need is in the link below). Hungry kids need you today. Be their voice in Raleigh! ... See MoreSee Less
The state budget proposal approved last week by the North Carolina Senate would cut SNAP benefits (“food stamps”) for 51,236 children statewide. A significant portion of the children who would lose SNAP benefits would also lose their free or reduced school lunch, since eligibility for that program i...