For people facing hunger, poverty is just one issue

During the first year of the coronavirus pandemic, 38 million experienced hunger. Poverty is one of the factors that affect a person's ability to have enough food to meet their needs. Yet up to two-thirds of people facing hunger have incomes above the federal poverty line.

Facts about poverty and hunger in America

Even in the world’s greatest food-producing nation, children and adults face poverty and hunger in every county across America.

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Terri

Bradenton,
Florida

When you look in the fridge and there's nothing there, it's very shameful. I never should have gotten there. I never thought I would be totally broke.

Terri's great life suddenly vanished when her job disappeared and she needed help from the food pantry at her local church. Now that she's back on her feet, she's a regular volunteer at the pantry that helped stabilize her life.

Terri

Bradenton,
Florida

Terri's great life suddenly vanished when her job disappeared and she needed help from the food pantry at her local church. Now that she's back on her feet, she's a regular volunteer at the pantry that helped stabilize her life.

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