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10 Facts About Hunger in America

10 Facts About Hunger in America



Hunger is a real story. 1 in 6 Americans struggle with the reality of hunger and food insecurity. Many believe that hunger only affects certain areas of the country. That's not true. It's everywhere, affecting hard-working adults, children and seniors who cannot make ends meet. Let's educate ourselves about the facts of hunger.



1. americans affected by hunger 49 million

2. american children suffers from hunger 17 million

3. increase in demand for hunger-relief services 36.00%

4. people relying on food banks 1 in 8

5. hunger-relief recipients who are homeless 10.00%

6. hunger-relief recipients who had to choose between paying for food or utilities 46.00%

7. average annual household income of hunger-relief recipients $10,030

8. number of feeding agencies in america 62,000

9. pantry programs that rely solely on volunteers 68.00%

10. meals served from $1 donation 7

10 Facts About Hunger in America

shared by kcatoto on Jan 23, 2012 in Lifestyle

10 Facts About Hunger in America

shared by kcatoto on Jan 23, 2012 in Lifestyle

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Hunger is a real story. 1 in 6 Americans struggle with the reality of hunger and food insecurity. Many believe that hunger only affects certain areas of the country. That's not true. It's everywhere, ...
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