Feeding Indiana’s Hungry announces Map the Meal Gap 2016
Feeding Indiana’s Hungry announced the release of Map the Meal Gap 2016, an annual study by Feeding America that details food insecurity rates in every county and congressional district in the United States. The study reveals that 15 percent of the population in Indiana is food insecure. The highest child food insecurity rate is found in Fayette County at 26.1 percent. The lowest child food insecurity rate is found in Hamilton County at 13.5 percent. 32 percent of Indiana’s food insecure have income above 185 percent of the Federal Poverty Level and are being served only by charitable hunger relief efforts as they are ineligible for federal nutrition programs.
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