Hunger and Food Security

Man Eating at a Shelter

To find general information and resources on hunger and food security, scroll down this page. To find specific topics or information see the following pages:



FNIC Resource List logo Food and Nutrition Resource Guide for Homeless Shelters, Soup Kitchens, and Food Banks (PDF | 254 KB)

USDA. NAL. Food and Nutrition Information Center.

Provides food and nutrition education materials for use by individuals working in homeless shelters, soup kitchens, food banks, and related facilities.


USDA ERS logo Food Security in the United States

USDA. Economic Research Service.

Learn about trends in food security in the United States, and provides access to statistics, reports, and related links.


MyPlate logo Healthy Eating on a Budget

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.

Find tips and materials that make healthy eating affordable on a budget.


Healthy People 2020 logo Healthy People 2020: Food Insecurity

Department of Health and Human Services.

Scroll down for Objectives NWS 12 Eliminate very low food security among children and NWS-13 Reduce household food insecurity and in doing so reduce hunger.


Fruits and Veggies More Matters logo 30 Ways in 30 Days to Stretch Your Food Budget

Produce for Better Health Foundation.

Learn strategies for stretching a food budget during National Fruits & Veggies-More Matters Month.