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HUNGER: BY THE NUMBERS
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.
Americans live below the poverty level
Americans are homeless on a typical night
Americans are at risk of suffering from hunger
1 in 5
children in the U.S. live in poverty
While there has been slow but steady progress over the past thirty years, there are still a tremendous number of people around the world who live in extreme poverty.
people do not have enough to eat
people live on $1.90 a day or less
children die each minute of a hunger-related disease
refugees have been driven out of their homes
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.