The Problem

1 in 5 U.S. Kids Don't Get the Food They Need

  • 13 million kids

    in the United States struggle with hunger.

  • Kids who eat school breakfast

  • The average monthly SNAP benefit is $1.46 per meal.

    Nearly half of SNAP recipients are children.

  • 3 out of 4 teachers say

    their students regularly come to school hungry.

We Can End Childhood Hunger

Hunger threatens our children and our nation's future.
But we're ending childhood hunger today.

The Solution

The Facts About Hunger

1 in 5 kids in America doesn't get the food they need every day. This takes a terrible toll on their health and development, and threatens their futures in profound ways. It also drags down our nation's economy by perpetuating the cycle of poverty.

See some of the latest research on hunger and its effects.

Get the facts