The issues of senior hunger and undernutrition are generally overlooked in America. Please read on to learn about reports, studies and research specifically about senior hunger in America. There is also data on seniors served in the Brazos Valley and programs the Brazos Valley Food Bank operates to alleviate senior hunger.
For 35 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.
Click on the links below from Feeding America to learn more about senior hunger in America:
The National Foundation to End Senior Hunger is a national foundation dedicated to understanding the complexities and consequences of senior hunger and undernutrition and to work to create innovative approaches and programs to reduce it.
Click on the links below from the National Foundation to End Senior Hunger to learn more about senior hunger in America:
- State of Senior Hunger in America 2014: An Annual Report
- Percent of Seniors Facing the Threat of Hunger by State Worst to Best 2014
- Spotlight on Senior Health: Adverse Health Outcomes of Food Insecure Older Americans
- Related Research
From 7/1/14-6/30/15, 55,742 Unique Individuals were Fed
(through a Food Bank supported partner or program)