Missouri Needs a Food Insecurity Task Force

Missouri Needs a Food Insecurity Task Force

One of the biggest challenges when it comes to tackling food insecurity in Missouri is understanding why it exists. On the surface, it seems counter-intuitive. Our unemployment rates are usually below the national average and our farmers are second to none when it...
Missouri Needs a Food Insecurity Task Force

Impact of COVID-19 on Hunger in Missouri

Food banks spend time and resources preparing for emergencies. We plan. We simulate and collaborate. We try to ensure that we are ready for the worst scenarios. There was no way we could have seen COVID-19 coming. Spikes in demand? Sure, we’ve seen those before. But...

Welcome

Hunger is a reality in Missouri. An estimated one in five Missourians receive emergency food assistance every year. Feeding Missouri’s partner food banks are the solution to hunger statewide. Through our network of over 1,500 agencies, we provided millions of...

The more you know, the more you can help!

Missouri is blessed to be in the middle of America’s Heartland – the most advanced agricultural region in the world – but we still struggle to feed everyone. One of the first steps to solving the problem is to understand the prevalence of hunger in Missouri. Through...