What is the Hunger in America study?
Hunger in America
is a series of 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 data collected through Hunger in America
studies help guide the development of program and solutions that improve food security for individuals and their households and inform public policy and support for solving hunger in America.
Hunger in America 2014
is the sixth and most comprehensive study undertaken. The study reveal 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.