Hungry children suffer. And 16 million kids in America aren't getting the food they need.

Childhood hunger is widespread

Nearly one in five children in America lives in households that struggle to put food on the table. They may look no different than other children; child hunger in America is often invisible. They are hurting, just the same.

There is a solution.

Childhood hunger is devastating

Hungry kids are more likely to experience serious short- and long-term health issues. They tend to have trouble learning and are more prone to behavioral and emotional problems.

There is a solution.

Hungry kids aren't getting the resources they need.

Want To dig deeper?

Our Hunger Resources page includes key facts and findings as well as links to relevant articles, organizations and tools to help you learn more. You can also visit our Center for Best Practices to learn more about each of these key hunger issue areas.