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in overall food insecurity in the country with 19.4% of people being food insecure. Only Mississippi (22%) has a higher rate of overall food insecurity.
are food insecure. This is well above the national average of 22.4% for child food insecurity.
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.
are food insecure. Reasons include financial hardship, lack of transportation, reduce mobility, and food deserts.
are at risk of hunger on the weekends and qualify to receive Snackpacks. Only 6,000 currently receive them due to funding constraints.
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.
Meals packed since we started: 1,285,902
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