Hunger and Poverty
Hunger and poverty often go hand in hand, but poverty is not the ultimate determinant of food insecurity.
- 46.5 million people (15 percent) were in poverty, including 16.1 million (22 percent) children under the age of 18.
- 49 million Americans lived in food-insecure households, including nearly 16 million children.
- finds that food insecure seniors are more likely than those who are food secure to have lower nutrient intake and to be at a higher risk for chronic health conditions and depression.
- To become a product partner and help these ones that need it, the most.