Wednesday, August 1, 2018

How Hungry Is America? FRAC’s National, State, and Local Index of Food Hardship — August 2018

WASHINGTON, August 1, 2018 — In every part of the nation, a large number of households is experiencing food hardship — the inability to afford enough food for themselves and their families — according to a new report by the Food Research & Action Center. “How Hungry is America?” reveals that, after several years of decline, the national food hardship rate for all households increased from 15.1 percent in 2016 to 15.7 percent in 2017.