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What is Food Insecurity and what does it look like in New Haven County?

*14.1%, or, 121,340 people living in New Haven County face food insecurity.

As of 4/30/15 1,682 food insecure people have registered with Master’s Manna Food Pantry. 

*”Food Insecurity” refers to the USDA’s measure of lack of access, at times, to enough good for an active, healthy life for all household members and limited or uncertain availability if nutritionally adequate foods.

Food insecure households are not necessarily food insecure all the time, Food insecurity may reflect a household’s need to make trade-offs between important basic needs, such as housing or medical bills, and purchasing nutritionally adequate foods.

The FEAR of HUNGER ENDS here!!!!

*STATS and Statement provided by Feeding America 2013