Hoosiers Continue to Struggle With Hunger

Food Pantry
Donating items like these to food pantries can help bridge the meal gap experienced by many Hoosiers.

The 2016 “Map the Meal Gap” report shows there still too many Hoosiers who go hungry. The annual study by the group Feeding America details food insecurity rates in every county and congressional district in the country. It found 15 percent of Indiana’s population is “food insecure.” Emily Weikert Bryant of Feeding Indiana’s Hungry says that’s over a million people. Continue reading

Lawmakers Join Forces Against Hoosier Hunger

  Members of the General Assembly have found a common goal: fighting against hunger in Indiana. By partnering with a statewide association of food banks, lawmakers have begun work to raise awareness and help relief efforts throughout the state during the month of February. The legislators, along with Feeding Indiana’s Hungry – an association of Feeding America-related food banks, are looking to shed light on the issue of hunger and bring Hoosiers together to prevent anyone in the state from worrying about where to find their next meal.

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