1 in 5
children in Denver experience food insecurity
1 in 5 US Households experience food insecurity, as reported by survey respondents indicating that “The food we bought just didn’t last and we didn’t have enough money to get more.” and “The children were not eating enough because we just couldn’t afford enough food.”
Brookings, The COVID-19 crisis has already left too many children hungry in America, May 6, 2020
While nearly 1 in 6 Colorado households with children report an inability to afford adequate food, children under the age of 6 are the most likely to live in poverty and in homes without enough food.
Colorado Children’s Campaign, 2014 KIDS COUNT Colorado!
No amount is too small.
The struggle to feed the children in our community is real. And it’s getting worse.
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