Child Hunger


Food insecurity is harmful to all people, but it is particularly devastating to children. Proper nutrition is critical to a child’s development.  Below find reports on the prevalence of and consequences of child hunger.  There is also data on children served in the Brazos Valley and programs the Brazos Valley Food Bank operates to alleviate childhood hunger.

What began in 1979 as a clearinghouse for national food donations is now the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization—a powerful and efficient network of 300 food banks across the country.  For years, Feeding America has responded to the hunger crisis in America by providing food to people in need through a nationwide network of food banks.

Download the following reports to learn more about child and teen hunger in America. 

Child Hunger in America      Teen Hunger Research



To learn more about child hunger/food insecurity rates in the Brazos Valley, click on each county name below:

Brazos     Burleson     Grimes     Madison     Robertson     Washington