Food insecurity exists in every county and congressional district in the country. But not everyone struggling with hunger qualifies for federal nutrition assistance. Learn more about local food insecurity and the food banks in your community by exploring data from Feeding America’s annual Map the Meal Gap project.

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Feeding America has published the Map the Meal Gap project since 2011, thanks to the generous support of The Howard G. Buffet Foundation, Nielsen, and the ConAgra Foods Foundation, to learn more about the face of hunger at the local level.

You can learn more about how we got the map data, read executive summaries of overall and child food insecurity from previous years, and even access data tables by county and congressional district for each state.


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