Hunger In North Carolina
19.6% of North Carolina reisdents are considered food insecure, meaing they do not have reliable and consistent access to nutritional food. There are 7 Feeding America food banks located in NC that are aiming to help alleivate hunger for those in need.
The North Carolina section of Feeding America's 2010 report reveals an ever-increasing need for emergency food assistance. 82% of the pantries, 72% of the kitchens and 64% of the shelters reported an increase in the number of clients in every year since 2006. From NC Governor Bev Perdue (shown in photo to left) volunteering at an NC food Bank) to you and your neighbors, there is something each of us can do.
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