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HUNGER 101

HUNGER 101


Many people believe that the problems associated with hunger are confined to small pockets of society or certain neighborhoods, but the reality is much different.

The hungry are our neighbors - hard-working adults trying to provide food for their families and seniors on fixed incomes who simply cannot make ends meet and are forced to go without food for several meals. With sky-high rents, rising medical costs and unemployment, too many people have to make life-threatening choices. Click to learn more about:

Children ... 35% of the most vulnerable are kids.

Seniors on fixed incomes ... 15% of all seniors are at risk of hunger.

Single parents 

The working poor

Temporarily unemployed

Homeless 

Real Stories. See how hunger affects your neighbors.



Hungry? Find Food

Second Harvest Food Bank works with partner agencies to distribute food throughout Orange County. Find an agency near you that can help.

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