Archives for August 2014

FEEDING AMERICAN RELEASES NEW HUNGER IN AMERICA STUDY

HIA-2014-logo-transparent-175Hunger in America is a series of quadrennial studies that provide comprehensive demographic profiles of people seeking food assistance through the charitable sector and an in-depth analysis of the partner agencies in the Feeding America network that provide this assistance. It is the largest study of its kind.

The 2014 study reveals that each year, the Feeding America network of food banks provides service to 46.5 million people in need across the United States, including 12 million children and 7 million seniors. Through a network of 58,000 pantries, meal service programs, and other charitable food programs, the Feeding America network reaches people in need in every community across the U.S.

In North Carolina the seven Feeding America food bank members served about 1.4 million of our hungry neighbors; nearly 160,000 people per week. To read more see:

http://help.feedingamerica.org/site/PageServer/?pagename=HIA_hunger_in_america&s_src=W148DIRCT&s_subsrc=Feeding%20America&_ga=1.48187623.1386983034.1396871018