HUNGER IN FLORIDA
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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

FACE HUNGER

People facing hunger in Florida are estimated to report needing

$1,230,605,000

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.

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In Florida, 38.3% of households receiving SNAP benefits have children

$4,035,386,245 distributed through

SNAP generated 

$6,860,156,617 

in economic security

Florida Hunger Resource Centers