With the 2018 elections fast approaching, FRAC has created a one-stop-shop for anti-hunger advocates to get the facts and tools they need to ensure every candidate knows about the extent of hunger in America and the solutions that exist to solve it.
Solutions to hunger exist, but they require political will.
Hunger impacts every community in every state.
- 10 Facts Every Candidate Should Know About Hunger
- Official federal government household food insecurity rates
- How Hungry is America? FRAC’s National, State, and Local Index of Food Hardship — August 2018 (and interactive maps and tables)
- Households with seniors facing food insecurity by state (interactive data tool)
Nutrition programs at work preventing hunger.
The federal nutrition programs are the cornerstone of our nation’s commitment to prevent hunger and food insecurity. Together, they help low-income Americans of all ages to eat regular, healthy meals while reducing some of the burdens of poverty.
Learn more about how your state is using key public nutrition programs to meet the needs of hungry people and improve the health and economic security of low-income families:
- State of the States: Profiles of Hunger, Poverty, and Federal Nutrition Programs
- State of the States: Interactive Tables
Nutrition Programs at Work in all 50 states and Washington, D.C.