HUNGER IN FLORIDA
WHAT HUNGER LOOKS LIKE IN FLORIDA
Florida, 2,252,050 people are facing hunger - and of them 660,500 are children.
1 IN 9 PEOPLE
People facing hunger in Florida are estimated to report needing
more per year to meet their food needs.
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) in Florida
Charitable programs are unable to fully support those facing hunger. The combination of charity and government assistance programs is necessary to help bridge the meal gap.
SNAP, formerly food stamps, provides temporary help for people going through hard times – providing supplemental money to buy food until they can get back on their feet.
In Florida, 38.3% of households receiving SNAP benefits have children
$4,035,386,245 distributed through
in economic security