By definition, food insecurity is "the limited or uncertain availability of nutritionally adequate and safe food."
live in food insecure households. That's 15.5% of the population.
in overall food insecurity with 21.2% of people being food insecure (2011-2013). Next worst? Mississippi at 21.1%. Texas is at 18.0%, Missouri at 16.9% and Ohio is at 16.0%. More info at Mind the Meal Gap.
are affected by food insecurity. Social factors including unequal opportunity for education and employment, domestic violence, inequitable wage compensation, insufficient child support, and lack of access to affordable healthcare and housing make it difficult for mothers to put and keep food on the table.
live in households that lack the means to get enough nutritious food on a regular basis. Learn more at No Kid Hungry.
are seeing more hungry students, especially at schools that enroll a high percentage of students who are from low-income families or are the first generation to attend college.
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