Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Map the Meal Gap: Child Food Insecurity 2011
There are approximately 444,893 children in the 93 counties served by Food Bank for the Heartland, and and 92,270 of them are struggling with hunger. Douglas County has the most children at-risk for hunger (26,970) followed by Sarpy County (7,600) in Nebraska, Woodbury County (6,370) and Pottawattamie County (4,420) in Iowa. Thurston County has the highest rate of child food insecurity at 35.9 percent while Logan County has the lowest at 14.3 percent.
Posted by Jill Krajicek at 8:17 AM