Our Research

Map the Meal Gap

We believe that addressing the problem of hunger requires a thorough understanding of the problem. Released annually, our landmark study Map the Meal Gap looks at overall and child hunger down to the county level.

 

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We live in a dynamic world with data all around us. Data is one helpful tool to visualize the complex relationship between food insecurity and socioeconomic factors.

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Keyanna and her son

 

The landmark Feeding America study about the response to hunger. One in 7 people in our nation utilize our network of food banks.

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Existing research suggests that older individuals are at risk food insecurity. Seniors have fixed incomes, limited mobility, and changes in health that can render some older adults particularly vulnerable.

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Partnering with the Urban Institute, Feeding America examined the ways that federal food assistance programs help Latino children and their families.

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Feeding America and the Urban Institute partner to explore the experiences, coping strategies, and viewpoints of teenagers dealing with food insecurity in 10 communities in the United States.

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Many individuals experiencing food insecurity are forced to make the difficult choice between food and medical care in order to stretch the monthly budget. For people who have the additional burden of living with diabetes, these tradeoffs can be particularly harmful as one works to manage their disease.

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Public policies and federal assistance programs such as SNAP work to support families with incomes below the poverty line.

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In partnership with subject matter experts, practitioners, and academic associates, Feeding America conducts national evaluation studies on effective interventions to reduce food insecurity. Here we share robust data and evidence that informs the work done by network members and other key stakeholders.

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Insufficient financial resources create challenges and tradeoffs for households with incomes below the poverty line. These households experience food insecurity in addition to a range of financial insecurity and other hardships.

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Feeding America Technical Advisory Group

 

The primary role of the Technical Advisory Group (TAG) is to review and provide ongoing feedback on Feeding America research projects in order to ensure our ability to deliver the highest quality of information to food ba​nks and other service providers within the Feeding America network. 

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