Hunger Facts

The first step to fighting hunger in Missouri is awareness.  Understanding the prevalence of hunger in our state and the impact it has on health, education, and productivity is vital to informing our neighbors, community leaders, and lawmakers.  Through these resources, you will see that hunger in Missouri is not limited to an age, race, geographic region, or socioeconomic status. Read an overview of Hunger in Missouri here. 

The Feeding Missouri Network of Food Banks:


Feeds more than 1 million Missourians.


Distributes over 123 million pounds of food annually.


Has agencies in 100% of Missouri’s 114 Counties and the city of St. Louis.