Hunger Resources

Hunger is a growing problem in Maine and across the nation. Here are some additional resources about hunger.

Map the Meal Gap – a study by Feeding America containing 2015 county-level food insecurity data

Hunger Pains: Widespread Food Insecurity Threatens Maine’s Future – a 2016 report by Good Shepherd Food Bank and Preble Street based on statewide surveys & focus groups

Older Mainers, Empty Plates – A 2017 compilation of recent research on senior food insecurity in Maine

Hunger in Maine 2014 – local report from Feeding America’s Hunger in America study

USDA Household Food Security in the United States, 2016 – annual food insecurity data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture

Additional information from USDA about measuring food insecurity can be found here.

Food Insecurity Among Older Adults – 2015 report by AARP Foundation

Food Insecurity & Hunger in the US – New Research – Children’s Health Watch

Hunger in America 2014 – a report by Feeding America

Child Food Insecurity in the U.S. 2012 – a report by Feeding America