Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

November 15 – November 22, 2020 .  

The Facts


No one should have to worry about whether they will have food on their plate or a roof over their head. But the reality is that hunger and homelessness are widespread problems that affect far too many people.

In the United States


Many Americans are living on the edge, forced to choose between basic necessities like purchasing food, paying rent, or going to the doctor.

 

43.1 million

Americans live below the poverty level

 

549,000

Americans are homeless on a typical night

 

42 million

Americans are at risk of suffering from hunger

 

1 in 5

children in the U.S. live in poverty

What You Can Do


As a society, we have the resources and knowledge to end hunger and homelessnesss — we just need the collective will to make these ideas a reality.

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