Hunger. One small word that affects many people in our community, from the youngest to the elderly. Parents who lost their jobs or are working in jobs with low wages struggle to put food on the table for their children. Seniors on a fixed income make decisions about whether to buy food or pay for necessary prescription medications. People in need face these types of decisions every day and the Food Bank is here to help.
Today it is estimated that there are more than 790,000 people living in poverty in Virginia. 26,800 of which live right here in our community. Learn more with Map The Meal Gap.
One in six Americans struggle with hunger. Chances are you know someone that needs help. Learn more with the Hunger Study.