Feeding America, the nation’s largest hunger-relief organization, released its annual Map the Meal Gap Report in May 2021. The report includes an analysis of food insecurity in Idaho in 2019, right before the pandemic, along with projections on how the pandemic and other economic changes may impact people facing hunger locally and across the country.
- More than 202,390 Idahoans may experience food insecurity in 2021; 11.3% of Idahoans which equates to 1 in 9 individuals.
- More than 57,620 children may experience food insecurity in 2021; 12.8% of Idaho children which equates to 1 in 8 children.
Additional Idaho Map the Meal Gap Numbers can be found here