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In order to learn more about Hunger in America, Feeding America, the national network of Food Banks, undertakes extensive studies approximately every four years. The studies provide comprehensive information on the demographic profiles of emergency food clients and the nature and effectiveness of local agencies in meeting their food security needs. The studies go beyond just the statistics and data it informs the decisions surrounding the operations of getting food to people in need.
Hunger in America 2010
The Hunger in America 2010 study is the first research study to capture the significant connection between the economic downturn and an increased need for emergency food assistance. Feeding America collected quantitative and qualitative feedback from 61,000 face-to-face in-depth interviews with people seeking emergency food assistance and more than 37,000 agency surveys, making this study the largest, most-comprehensive ever conducted on domestic hunger. This report specifically addresses hunger in the Carolinas. View the Hunger in America 2010 full report.
Hunger in America 2014
Hunger in America is a series of quadrennial studies that provide comprehensive demographic profiles of people seeking food assistance through the charitable sector and an in-depth analysis of the partner agencies in the Feeding America network that provide this assistance. It is the largest study of its kind. The data collected through the Hunger in America studies help guide the development of programs and solutions that improve food security for individuals and their households and inform public policy and support for solving hunger in America.View More