Hunger and Food Security

Food Security Improved Following the 2009 ARRA Increase in SNAP Benefits

USDA, April 2011

Food Hardship in America – Data for the Nation, States, 100 MSAs, and Every Congressional District (PDF)

Food Resource Action Center, March 2011

Food Insecurity by State, 2007-2009 Average (PDF)

Food Resource Action Center, November 2010

Household Food Security in the United States, 2009

United States Department of Agriculture, November 2010

Enhancing Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Certification: SNAP Modernization Efforts (PDF)

Gretchen Rowe, Sam Hall, Carolyn O’Brien, Nancy Pindus, Robin Koralek, USDA, The Urban Institute, April 2010

Food Hardship: A Closer Look at Hunger (PDF)

Rachel Cooper, Katie Vinopal, Jennifer Adach, Food Research and Action Center, January 2010

Hunger in America: A Report on Emergency Food Distribution in the United States

Feeding America, 2010

Ending Childhood Hunger by 2015: Essential Strategies for Achieving the President’s Goal (PDF)

The Food Research and Action Center, July 2009

Food Stamp Usage Across the Country: 2009 (Interactive Feature)

The New York Times, November 2009

The Rise of Hunger, Unemployment, and Poverty in America: Teachable Moment

Alan Shapiro, Morningside Center for Teaching Social Responsibility, 2009

Understanding the Economic Concepts and Characteristics of Food Access

USDA, January 2009

Child Food Insecurity in the United States: 2005 – 2007

Feeding America, 2008

State of the States: Food and Nutritional Programs Across the Nation (PDF)

Rachel Cooper, Jim Weill, Jennifer Adach, The Food Research and Action Center, November 2008

A New Majority: Low Income Students in the South’s Public Schools (PDF)

Steve Suitts, Southern Education Foundation, 2007

Food Banking in the Deep South: Profiles of Clients and Directors (PDF)

Patricia Duffy, Marina Irimia-Vladu, Joseph Molnar, Suzie Cashwell, John Bartkowski, Presented at In the Shadows of Poverty, July 2004

Food Assistance Needs of the South’s Vulnerable Populations (PDF)

Thomas D. Rowley, Southern Rural Development Center, 2000

Oxfam America Hunger Banquet® Event Toolkit: Tools for hosting a high-impact event

Oxfam America Inc., 2010

Community Gardening Resources