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.
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