Did You Know?

What is Food Insecurity?

 

Food insecurity is the state of being without reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food. 

 

According to Feeding America

 

  • Food insecurity exists in every county and congressional district in the country

  • Not everyone struggling with hunger qualifies for federal nutrition assistance

  • Harris County has the 2nd largest food insecurity rate in the nation

  • Houston ranks 2nd in the U.S for children living with food insecurity

  • 21.4% of children in the US are at risk of experiencing food insecurity

  • 18.3% of children in Texas are at risk of experiencing food insecurity