Hunger And Children

A staggering 24.3% of children in northeast North Carolina and 27.6% of all children in North Carolina are food insecure.  Inadequate nutrition among children has an effect on:
  • Physical Health
  • Behavior and Mental Health
  • School Readiness and Achievenment
  • Child Development

More than 16 million children under 18 are unable to consistently access nutritious and adequate amounts of food necessary for a healthy life.

 

CLICK HERE  to read more about the impact on all of us when America's children go hungry.

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