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State-by-State Resource: How Food Banks and the Farm Bill's Nutrition Programs Address Hunger in the United States

The below visualization displays how food banks and federal nutrition programs work together to keep households nourished where you live. Explore how many meals the federal nutrition programs and the charitable food system serve to communities in need in your state and across the country.

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Charitable Food Assistance in 2022

Average Food Insecurity (2020-2022)

Child Food Insecurity (2021)

Senior Food Insecurity (2021)

Food Insecurity by Race and Ethnicity (2021)

  • Hake et al., Map the Meal Gap 2023: An Analysis of County and Congressional District Food Insecurity and County Food Cost in the United States in 2021.

Meals Distributed by Feeding America Network (Feeding America Fiscal Years 2019-2023)

SNAP Participant Demographics (Federal Fiscal Year 2022)

Total SNAP Benefits (Federal Fiscal Years 2019-2023)

Average Number of SNAP Recipients/Month (Federal Fiscal Years 2019-2023)