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1 in 7 Kids In America Lives With Hunger

There's Hunger In Your Hometown.

More than 11 million children in America live with hunger. It doesn't need to be this way, and you can help. Learn more about how hunger affects your state and how you can Turn Up to help give kids access to the nutritious meals they need to reach their full potential.

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Alaska
1 in 5 of the children in Alaska are
food insecure.
That's 34,690 kids living with hunger.

Source: Gundersen, C., A. Dewey, M. Kato, A. Crumbaugh & M. Strayer. Map the Meal Gap 2019: A Report on County and Congressional District Food Insecurity and County Food Cost in the United States in 2017. Feeding America, 2019.

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Alabama
1 in 4 of the children in Alabama are
food insecure.
That's 243,880 kids living with hunger.

Source: Gundersen, C., A. Dewey, M. Kato, A. Crumbaugh & M. Strayer. Map the Meal Gap 2019: A Report on County and Congressional District Food Insecurity and County Food Cost in the United States in 2017. Feeding America, 2019.

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Arizona
1 in 5 of the children in Arizona are
food insecure.
That's 348,550 kids living with hunger.

Source: Gundersen, C., A. Dewey, M. Kato, A. Crumbaugh & M. Strayer. Map the Meal Gap 2019: A Report on County and Congressional District Food Insecurity and County Food Cost in the United States in 2017. Feeding America, 2019.

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Arkansas
1 in 4 of the children in Arkansas are
food insecure.
That's 167,440 kids living with hunger.

Source: Gundersen, C., A. Dewey, M. Kato, A. Crumbaugh & M. Strayer. Map the Meal Gap 2019: A Report on County and Congressional District Food Insecurity and County Food Cost in the United States in 2017. Feeding America, 2019.

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California
1 in 6 of the children in California are
food insecure.
That's 1,638,430 kids living with hunger.

Source: Gundersen, C., A. Dewey, M. Kato, A. Crumbaugh & M. Strayer. Map the Meal Gap 2019: A Report on County and Congressional District Food Insecurity and County Food Cost in the United States in 2017. Feeding America, 2019.

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Colorado
1 in 6 of the children in Colorado are
food insecure.
That's 190,780 kids living with hunger.

Source: Gundersen, C., A. Dewey, M. Kato, A. Crumbaugh & M. Strayer. Map the Meal Gap 2019: A Report on County and Congressional District Food Insecurity and County Food Cost in the United States in 2017. Feeding America, 2019.

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Connecticut
1 in 6 of the children in Connecticut are
food insecure.
That's 115,240 kids living with hunger.

Source: Gundersen, C., A. Dewey, M. Kato, A. Crumbaugh & M. Strayer. Map the Meal Gap 2019: A Report on County and Congressional District Food Insecurity and County Food Cost in the United States in 2017. Feeding America, 2019.

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Delaware
1 in 6 of the children in Delaware are
food insecure.
That's 34,750 kids living with hunger.

Source: Gundersen, C., A. Dewey, M. Kato, A. Crumbaugh & M. Strayer. Map the Meal Gap 2019: A Report on County and Congressional District Food Insecurity and County Food Cost in the United States in 2017. Feeding America, 2019.

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District of Columbia
1 in 5 of the children in District of Columbia are
food insecure.
That's 26,450 kids living with hunger.

Source: Gundersen, C., A. Dewey, M. Kato, A. Crumbaugh & M. Strayer. Map the Meal Gap 2019: A Report on County and Congressional District Food Insecurity and County Food Cost in the United States in 2017. Feeding America, 2019.

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Florida
1 in 5 of the children in Florida are
food insecure.
That's 854,880 kids living with hunger.

Source: Gundersen, C., A. Dewey, M. Kato, A. Crumbaugh & M. Strayer. Map the Meal Gap 2019: A Report on County and Congressional District Food Insecurity and County Food Cost in the United States in 2017. Feeding America, 2019.

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Georgia
1 in 5 of the children in Georgia are
food insecure.
That's 503,370 kids living with hunger.

Source: Gundersen, C., A. Dewey, M. Kato, A. Crumbaugh & M. Strayer. Map the Meal Gap 2019: A Report on County and Congressional District Food Insecurity and County Food Cost in the United States in 2017. Feeding America, 2019.

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Hawaii
1 in 6 of the children in Hawaii are
food insecure.
That's 53,540 kids living with hunger.

Source: Gundersen, C., A. Dewey, M. Kato, A. Crumbaugh & M. Strayer. Map the Meal Gap 2019: A Report on County and Congressional District Food Insecurity and County Food Cost in the United States in 2017. Feeding America, 2019.

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Idaho
1 in 6 of the children in Idaho are
food insecure.
That's 69,920 kids living with hunger.

Source: Gundersen, C., A. Dewey, M. Kato, A. Crumbaugh & M. Strayer. Map the Meal Gap 2019: A Report on County and Congressional District Food Insecurity and County Food Cost in the United States in 2017. Feeding America, 2019.

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Illinois
1 in 6 of the children in Illinois are
food insecure.
That's 453,260 kids living with hunger.

Source: Gundersen, C., A. Dewey, M. Kato, A. Crumbaugh & M. Strayer. Map the Meal Gap 2019: A Report on County and Congressional District Food Insecurity and County Food Cost in the United States in 2017. Feeding America, 2019.

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Indiana
1 in 6 of the children in Indiana are
food insecure.
That's 273,380 kids living with hunger.

Source: Gundersen, C., A. Dewey, M. Kato, A. Crumbaugh & M. Strayer. Map the Meal Gap 2019: A Report on County and Congressional District Food Insecurity and County Food Cost in the United States in 2017. Feeding America, 2019.

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Iowa
1 in 7 of the children in Iowa are
food insecure.
That's 111,520 kids living with hunger.

Source: Gundersen, C., A. Dewey, M. Kato, A. Crumbaugh & M. Strayer. Map the Meal Gap 2019: A Report on County and Congressional District Food Insecurity and County Food Cost in the United States in 2017. Feeding America, 2019.

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Kansas
1 in 6 of the children in Kansas are
food insecure.
That's 130,210 kids living with hunger.

Source: Gundersen, C., A. Dewey, M. Kato, A. Crumbaugh & M. Strayer. Map the Meal Gap 2019: A Report on County and Congressional District Food Insecurity and County Food Cost in the United States in 2017. Feeding America, 2019.

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Kentucky
1 in 5 of the children in Kentucky are
food insecure.
That's 186,660 kids living with hunger.

Source: Gundersen, C., A. Dewey, M. Kato, A. Crumbaugh & M. Strayer. Map the Meal Gap 2019: A Report on County and Congressional District Food Insecurity and County Food Cost in the United States in 2017. Feeding America, 2019.

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Louisiana
1 in 4 of the children in Louisiana are
food insecure.
That's 255,640 kids living with hunger.

Source: Gundersen, C., A. Dewey, M. Kato, A. Crumbaugh & M. Strayer. Map the Meal Gap 2019: A Report on County and Congressional District Food Insecurity and County Food Cost in the United States in 2017. Feeding America, 2019.

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Maine
1 in 5 of the children in Maine are
food insecure.
That's 47,020 kids living with hunger.

Source: Gundersen, C., A. Dewey, M. Kato, A. Crumbaugh & M. Strayer. Map the Meal Gap 2019: A Report on County and Congressional District Food Insecurity and County Food Cost in the United States in 2017. Feeding America, 2019.

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Maryland
1 in 7 of the children in Maryland are
food insecure.
That's 204,660 kids living with hunger.

Source: Gundersen, C., A. Dewey, M. Kato, A. Crumbaugh & M. Strayer. Map the Meal Gap 2019: A Report on County and Congressional District Food Insecurity and County Food Cost in the United States in 2017. Feeding America, 2019.

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Massachusetts
1 in 9 of the children in Massachusetts are
food insecure.
That's 159,950 kids living with hunger.

Source: Gundersen, C., A. Dewey, M. Kato, A. Crumbaugh & M. Strayer. Map the Meal Gap 2019: A Report on County and Congressional District Food Insecurity and County Food Cost in the United States in 2017. Feeding America, 2019.

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Michigan
1 in 6 of the children in Michigan are
food insecure.
That's 345,130 kids living with hunger.

Source: Gundersen, C., A. Dewey, M. Kato, A. Crumbaugh & M. Strayer. Map the Meal Gap 2019: A Report on County and Congressional District Food Insecurity and County Food Cost in the United States in 2017. Feeding America, 2019.

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Minnesota
1 in 8 of the children in Minnesota are
food insecure.
That's 163,310 kids living with hunger.

Source: Gundersen, C., A. Dewey, M. Kato, A. Crumbaugh & M. Strayer. Map the Meal Gap 2019: A Report on County and Congressional District Food Insecurity and County Food Cost in the United States in 2017. Feeding America, 2019.

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Mississippi
1 in 4 of the children in Mississippi are
food insecure.
That's 163,530 kids living with hunger.

Source: Gundersen, C., A. Dewey, M. Kato, A. Crumbaugh & M. Strayer. Map the Meal Gap 2019: A Report on County and Congressional District Food Insecurity and County Food Cost in the United States in 2017. Feeding America, 2019.

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Missouri
1 in 6 of the children in Missouri are
food insecure.
That's 243,110 kids living with hunger.

Source: Gundersen, C., A. Dewey, M. Kato, A. Crumbaugh & M. Strayer. Map the Meal Gap 2019: A Report on County and Congressional District Food Insecurity and County Food Cost in the United States in 2017. Feeding America, 2019.

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Montana
1 in 6 of the children in Montana are
food insecure.
That's 36,910 kids living with hunger.

Source: Gundersen, C., A. Dewey, M. Kato, A. Crumbaugh & M. Strayer. Map the Meal Gap 2019: A Report on County and Congressional District Food Insecurity and County Food Cost in the United States in 2017. Feeding America, 2019.

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Nebraska
1 in 6 of the children in Nebraska are
food insecure.
That's 82,370 kids living with hunger.

Source: Gundersen, C., A. Dewey, M. Kato, A. Crumbaugh & M. Strayer. Map the Meal Gap 2019: A Report on County and Congressional District Food Insecurity and County Food Cost in the United States in 2017. Feeding America, 2019.

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Nevada
1 in 5 of the children in Nevada are
food insecure.
That's 136,800 kids living with hunger.

Source: Gundersen, C., A. Dewey, M. Kato, A. Crumbaugh & M. Strayer. Map the Meal Gap 2019: A Report on County and Congressional District Food Insecurity and County Food Cost in the United States in 2017. Feeding America, 2019.

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New Hampshire
1 in 8 of the children in New Hampshire are
food insecure.
That's 31,640 kids living with hunger.

Source: Gundersen, C., A. Dewey, M. Kato, A. Crumbaugh & M. Strayer. Map the Meal Gap 2019: A Report on County and Congressional District Food Insecurity and County Food Cost in the United States in 2017. Feeding America, 2019.

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New Jersey
1 in 8 of the children in New Jersey are
food insecure.
That's 260,340 kids living with hunger.

Source: Gundersen, C., A. Dewey, M. Kato, A. Crumbaugh & M. Strayer. Map the Meal Gap 2019: A Report on County and Congressional District Food Insecurity and County Food Cost in the United States in 2017. Feeding America, 2019.

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New Mexico
1 in 4 of the children in New Mexico are
food insecure.
That's 118,030 kids living with hunger.

Source: Gundersen, C., A. Dewey, M. Kato, A. Crumbaugh & M. Strayer. Map the Meal Gap 2019: A Report on County and Congressional District Food Insecurity and County Food Cost in the United States in 2017. Feeding America, 2019.

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New York
1 in 6 of the children in New York are
food insecure.
That's 732,300 kids living with hunger.

Source: Gundersen, C., A. Dewey, M. Kato, A. Crumbaugh & M. Strayer. Map the Meal Gap 2019: A Report on County and Congressional District Food Insecurity and County Food Cost in the United States in 2017. Feeding America, 2019.

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North Carolina
1 in 5 of the children in North Carolina are
food insecure.
That's 461,630 kids living with hunger.

Source: Gundersen, C., A. Dewey, M. Kato, A. Crumbaugh & M. Strayer. Map the Meal Gap 2019: A Report on County and Congressional District Food Insecurity and County Food Cost in the United States in 2017. Feeding America, 2019.

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North Dakota
1 in 10 of the children in North Dakota are
food insecure.
That's 16,900 kids living with hunger.

Source: Gundersen, C., A. Dewey, M. Kato, A. Crumbaugh & M. Strayer. Map the Meal Gap 2019: A Report on County and Congressional District Food Insecurity and County Food Cost in the United States in 2017. Feeding America, 2019.

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Ohio
1 in 5 of the children in Ohio are
food insecure.
That's 510,030 kids living with hunger.

Source: Gundersen, C., A. Dewey, M. Kato, A. Crumbaugh & M. Strayer. Map the Meal Gap 2019: A Report on County and Congressional District Food Insecurity and County Food Cost in the United States in 2017. Feeding America, 2019.

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Oklahoma
1 in 5 of the children in Oklahoma are
food insecure.
That's 213,720 kids living with hunger.

Source: Gundersen, C., A. Dewey, M. Kato, A. Crumbaugh & M. Strayer. Map the Meal Gap 2019: A Report on County and Congressional District Food Insecurity and County Food Cost in the United States in 2017. Feeding America, 2019.

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Oregon
1 in 5 of the children in Oregon are
food insecure.
That's 165,290 kids living with hunger.

Source: Gundersen, C., A. Dewey, M. Kato, A. Crumbaugh & M. Strayer. Map the Meal Gap 2019: A Report on County and Congressional District Food Insecurity and County Food Cost in the United States in 2017. Feeding America, 2019.

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Pennsylvania
1 in 6 of the children in Pennsylvania are
food insecure.
That's 437,340 kids living with hunger.

Source: Gundersen, C., A. Dewey, M. Kato, A. Crumbaugh & M. Strayer. Map the Meal Gap 2019: A Report on County and Congressional District Food Insecurity and County Food Cost in the United States in 2017. Feeding America, 2019.

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Rhode Island
1 in 6 of the children in Rhode Island are
food insecure.
That's 35,760 kids living with hunger.

Source: Gundersen, C., A. Dewey, M. Kato, A. Crumbaugh & M. Strayer. Map the Meal Gap 2019: A Report on County and Congressional District Food Insecurity and County Food Cost in the United States in 2017. Feeding America, 2019.

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South Carolina
1 in 5 of the children in South Carolina are
food insecure.
That's 202,110 kids living with hunger.

Source: Gundersen, C., A. Dewey, M. Kato, A. Crumbaugh & M. Strayer. Map the Meal Gap 2019: A Report on County and Congressional District Food Insecurity and County Food Cost in the United States in 2017. Feeding America, 2019.

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South Dakota
1 in 6 of the children in South Dakota are
food insecure.
That's 34,970 kids living with hunger.

Source: Gundersen, C., A. Dewey, M. Kato, A. Crumbaugh & M. Strayer. Map the Meal Gap 2019: A Report on County and Congressional District Food Insecurity and County Food Cost in the United States in 2017. Feeding America, 2019.

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Tennessee
1 in 5 of the children in Tennessee are
food insecure.
That's 285,770 kids living with hunger.

Source: Gundersen, C., A. Dewey, M. Kato, A. Crumbaugh & M. Strayer. Map the Meal Gap 2019: A Report on County and Congressional District Food Insecurity and County Food Cost in the United States in 2017. Feeding America, 2019.

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Texas
1 in 4 of the children in Texas are
food insecure.
That's 1,658,680 kids living with hunger.

Source: Gundersen, C., A. Dewey, M. Kato, A. Crumbaugh & M. Strayer. Map the Meal Gap 2019: A Report on County and Congressional District Food Insecurity and County Food Cost in the United States in 2017. Feeding America, 2019.

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Utah
1 in 7 of the children in Utah are
food insecure.
That's 135,940 kids living with hunger.

Source: Gundersen, C., A. Dewey, M. Kato, A. Crumbaugh & M. Strayer. Map the Meal Gap 2019: A Report on County and Congressional District Food Insecurity and County Food Cost in the United States in 2017. Feeding America, 2019.

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Vermont
1 in 6 of the children in Vermont are
food insecure.
That's 18,760 kids living with hunger.

Source: Gundersen, C., A. Dewey, M. Kato, A. Crumbaugh & M. Strayer. Map the Meal Gap 2019: A Report on County and Congressional District Food Insecurity and County Food Cost in the United States in 2017. Feeding America, 2019.

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Virginia
1 in 8 of the children in Virginia are
food insecure.
That's 247,470 kids living with hunger.

Source: Gundersen, C., A. Dewey, M. Kato, A. Crumbaugh & M. Strayer. Map the Meal Gap 2019: A Report on County and Congressional District Food Insecurity and County Food Cost in the United States in 2017. Feeding America, 2019.

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Washington
1 in 6 of the children in Washington are
food insecure.
That's 284,760 kids living with hunger.

Source: Gundersen, C., A. Dewey, M. Kato, A. Crumbaugh & M. Strayer. Map the Meal Gap 2019: A Report on County and Congressional District Food Insecurity and County Food Cost in the United States in 2017. Feeding America, 2019.

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West Virginia
1 in 5 of the children in West Virginia are
food insecure.
That's 76,970 kids living with hunger.

Source: Gundersen, C., A. Dewey, M. Kato, A. Crumbaugh & M. Strayer. Map the Meal Gap 2019: A Report on County and Congressional District Food Insecurity and County Food Cost in the United States in 2017. Feeding America, 2019.

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Wisconsin
1 in 6 of the children in Wisconsin are
food insecure.
That's 197,290 kids living with hunger.

Source: Gundersen, C., A. Dewey, M. Kato, A. Crumbaugh & M. Strayer. Map the Meal Gap 2019: A Report on County and Congressional District Food Insecurity and County Food Cost in the United States in 2017. Feeding America, 2019.

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Wyoming
1 in 6 of the children in Wyoming are
food insecure.
That's 23,960 kids living with hunger.

Source: Gundersen, C., A. Dewey, M. Kato, A. Crumbaugh & M. Strayer. Map the Meal Gap 2019: A Report on County and Congressional District Food Insecurity and County Food Cost in the United States in 2017. Feeding America, 2019.

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