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State-By-State Resource: How Food Banks and Federal Nutrition Programs Partner to Help Feed America

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. To download a PDF version of the data, email the Government Relations Team for assistance at policy@feedingamerica.org.

 

Notes on Methodology 

  • State-specific food insecurity projections for overall population and children provided by Feeding America 2020 Food Insecurity Projections. Learn more here 
  • SNAP state-level information provided by USDA and represent FY19. Meals calculated by Feeding America using a $1.76 per meal estimate.  
  • TEFAP state-level information provided by USDA and represent FY19.  Meals calculated by Feeding America using a $1.76 per meal estimate.  
  • CSFP state-level information provided by USDA and represent FY19 
  • Food bank state-level information provided by Feeding America and represent pounds distributed from October 2018-September 2019 to best match federal FY19. Pounds distributed included Donated, Purchased, TEFAP, and CSFP.  
  • Note: The data used is the best data available as of February 2021