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 2012 county-level food insecurity data

USDA Household Food Security in the United States, 2012 – annual food insecurity data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture

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

Hunger in America 2010 – a report by Feeding America

Hunger in America 2010 – Local Report Prepared for Good Shepherd Food Bank (PDF)

Child Food Insecurity in the U.S. 2006-2008 – a report by Feeding America

Poverty in Maine – 2011 Update – a report by the Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center