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Shortening the Line: Statistics from Hunger in America

FEEDING the LINE or ENDING the LINE?

Some eye-opening facts from Reinvestment Fund, 2016…

Many food bank clients are food insecure because of under- and unemployment:
• 70% percent of all adult pantry clients are unemployed.
• 33% percent of unemployed adult pantry clients are recurrent pantry clients.
• 29% of adult pantry clients who are employed full time are recurrent pantry clients.
• 32% of adult pantry clients who are employed part time are recurrent pantry clients.
• The median monthly household income of food bank clients is $927 and the median annual household
income is $9,175.20
Source: Feeding America, “Hunger in America,” p. 123 and 127

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