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General Hunger Information

Quick Facts
One in six people in Northeast Ohio is food insecure.1)
One in six residents of the Greater Cleveland Foodbank's service area was food insecure in 2017.2)

Main Organizations
The Greater Cleveland Food Bank
Provides food, resources, and strategies to 800+ partner agencies and hunger relief programs 3)

Hunger Network
Provides 72 hunger centers emergency food, resources, and strategies. Conducts ‘Food Rescue’ program to reduce food waste and hunger. 4)

United Way Greater Cleveland
Funds many meal providing organizations in the Cleveland area. Conducts 2-1-1 HelpLink program to provide information and knowledge to food insecure individuals. 5)

Online Resources
https://foodfinder.us/ - a digital database of 'free food assistance programs' for food insecure children and families.


How Many People in Cleveland are Hungry?

233,580 people in the Greater Cleveland Area, according to United Way Cleveland

How Many Kids Struggle with Hunger in Cleveland?

1 in 5 children, according to United Way Cleveland

References