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Hunger Studies

Map the Meal Gap LogoMap the Meal Gap
Map the Meal Gap is study compiled by Feeding America takes a look at hunger at the local community level. You can view information for overall food inscurity rates and child food insecurity rates.

Hunger in Northwest Missouri and Northeast Kansas
Learn more about what hunger looks like in Northwest Missouri and Northeast Kansas.

The Missouri Hunger Atlas
The Missouri Hunger Atlas, compiled by the University of Missouri, assesses the extent of food insecurity in Missouri. It also begins to gauge how well public programs are doing in meeting the needs of those who have difficulty acquiring sufficient amounts and qualities of food.

Household Food Security in the U.S. Study
The Household Food Security Study is annually complied by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Economic Research Service.

Hunger in America
Hunger in America 2014 is the most comprehensive study of domestic hunger ever undertaken. The study was sponsored by Feeding America nationally and in Missouri by the food banks of Feeding Missouri. The result is a thorough examination of Americans who seek emergency food assistance, including the most comprehensive look at hunger in Missouri.