Knowledge is the key to creating better solutions
Hunger lives in every corner of our world. It reveals itself in the places you’d expect – and the ones you don’t. It is a complex issue with a range of causes including unemployment, poverty, economic and political instability, and environmental factors.
In the United States, more than 37 million people are food insecure, including 11 million children. Internationally, more than 820 million people face daily hunger. It can be hard to understand such staggering statistics. That’s why we must remember these are far more than numbers.
They are our neighbors, friends and co-workers struggling to make ends meet. They are the children developing nations, with little to no access to food. They are the families choosing between healthy groceries and paying medical bills.
They are who we’re fighting for. Will you join us?
There are a lot of different terms you might see in conversations about hunger. We care about and are working to fight every aspect of it.
Here are a few helpful definitions relating to hunger:
Interested in learning more about hunger? These trusted organizations provide valuable resources for understanding hunger around the world.