Hunger In America Study

Largest, Most Comprehensive Analysis of Charitable Food Assistance in America Reports 35,600 Served by Food Bank for Larimer County Annually…

hunger-in-americaA new study by Food Bank for Larimer County and Feeding America shows that 1 in 10 people, or an estimated 35,600 people, in Larimer County turn to the Food Bank and partner food pantries and meal service programs to feed themselves and their families. Nationally, Hunger in America 2014 found that more than 46 million people rely on the Feeding America network of food bank programs every year.

In addition to determining the number of individuals receiving assistance, the study documents household demographics and offers a snapshot of the people served by the Food Bank for Larimer County. It is also the first nationally-representative study that assesses the prevalence of past and current members of the U.S. Military and adult students receiving charitable food assistance. Read more