Statistics on hunger
- One in eight children in Minnesota is at risk for hunger.
- 14% of the children served by Minnesota foodshelves are forced to skip a meal because there is not enough food at home.
- 47% of their parents skip meals as well.
- 56% of foodshelf visitors are families with children.
- 15% of foodshelf clients are seniors.
- More than 50 percent of adult foodshelf clients are employed.