Feed Your Mind
1 in 6 Americans, hunger is a reality. Many people believe that the problems associated with hunger are confined to small pockets of society, certain areas of the country, or certain neighborhoods, but the reality is much different. It’s time to educate ourselves about America’s hunger problem.
Hunger In America
More people than ever are finding themselves in line at food banks, soup kitchens and pantries. And Feeding America is serving 1 million more people every single week than in previous years.Get educated about hunger in the area.
Hunger Facts and Statistics
Statistics and facts on how much households spent on food, and the extent to which food insecure households participated in federal and community food assistance program. Read more about the reality of hunger
Children and Hunger
1 in 4 children live in food-insecure households in the U.S.The problem of childhood hunger is not simply a moral issue. Scientific evidence suggests that hungry children are less likely to become productive citizens. Read more about how hunger effects our children.
Hunger Crisis in FL
A comprehensive "Hunger In America" study was conducted by the national Feeding America food bank network and was broken down to each state in America. Read more about the hunger crisis in Florida.
Landmark New Study Reveals an Unprecedented Number of West Central Floridians Seeking Emergency Food Assistance. Largest, Most Comprehensive Report Ever Conducted On Emergency Food Distribution Profiles the Face of Hunger, Impact of Rising Unemployment. Read more on this study.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service (USDA) reported today that 14.2% of Florida households are food insecure -- meaning they lack consistent access to a nutritious, well-balanced diet. Read more on this study.