About Hunger

Hunger Facts

One in six Americans is food insecure - that is, lacking in consistent access to enough food for active healthy living. The Wichita Falls Area Food Bank serves as one of 200 food banks affiliated with Feeding America and working to solve our nation's problem with hunger. Every week, about 3,100 different people receive emergency food provided through the Wichita Falls Area Food Bank. This figure does not include people receiving meals or snacks through senior centers, day care facilities or after-school programs.


Hunger Quiz

Think you know the facts on who is hungry in America? You may be surprised. Feeding America has put together a quiz for you to test your knowledge.

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Hunger In the Region

Map the Meal Gap is Feeding America's 2010 county-by-county analysis of food insecurity. Using an interactive map, learn how hunger affects area residents at the local level.

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Hunger Nationwide

Feeding America, the nation's leading domestic hunger-relief charity, has released an extensive study compiled from surveys conducted in 2009 of emergency food agencies and agency clients. The study provides a comprehensive evaluation of the characteristics and incidence of emergency food distribution in the U.S.

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