givesMUNCHKIN GIVES NOVEMBER: HUNGER

280,630 children in South Florida go to bed hungry. You can help. Learn the facts and fight the problem as a family…

Educate: Hunger is real & it’s in our backyard

  • 15.1% of Palm Beach County residents are food insecure. 202,110 people don’t know where they will get their next meal
  • 6% of children in Palm Beach County are food insecure, 63,660 children go to bed hungry
  • 15% of Broward County residents are food insecure, 266,920 people don’t know where they will get their next meal
  • 7% of children in Palm Beach County are food insecure, 81,650 children go to bed hungry
  • 12% of Broward County residents are food insecure, 306,330 people don’t know where they will get their next meal
  • 3% of children in Palm Beach County are food insecure, 132,810 children go to bed hungry
  • An average meal in South Florida costs $3.13
  • 79% of the food insecure  in South Florida qualify for SNAP (foods stamps) and other federal nutrition programs, 21% do not qualify and have to rely on emergency food assistance programs

Act: How to help with your kids

Do: Local Events & Activities

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LOCAL HUNGER RESOURCES

Blessings in a Backpack mobilizes communities, individuals and resources to provide food on the weekends for elementary school children across America who might otherwise go hungry.
Boca Helping Hands provides food and emergency assistance to meet basic human needs and long-term solutions to break the cycle of dependence. Boca Helping Hands provides services to benefit individuals, families, and children during times of need, emergency, or crisis.
Camillus House provides humanitarian services to men, women and children who are poor and homeless. Camillus offers a full continuum of services that includes food, shelter, housing, rehabilitative treatment, and health care
Feeding America strives to end hunger in Florida by supporting local food banks. Our mission is to feed America’s hungry through a nationwide network of member food banks and engage our country in the fight to end hunger
Feeding South Florida (FSF) is one of 202 food banks comprising the Feeding America network nationwide. It serves Palm Beach, Broward, Miami-Dade, and Monroe Counties through a network of nonprofit partner agencies, including soup kitchens, food pantries, homeless shelters, group homes, and other emergency food service programs

The Florida Association of Food Banks’ members are the 13 Feeding America affiliated Regional Distribution Centers in Florida. Our members partner with more than 2,500 faith-based and nonprofit agencies meeting the daily needs of people who struggle with hunger throughout all 67 counties in the state of Florida.
The Jubilee Center provides comprehensive non-shelter services to meet emergency needs including a daily soup kitchen, clothing closet, hygiene kits, emergency groceries, legal aid, ID’s, filing assistance for food stamps and Medicaid, and other services as available
The Little Lighthouse Foundation assists children and their families in South Florida who struggle with educational, financial, and medical hardships
The Miami Rescue Mission & Broward Outreach Centers is a Faith Based Organization focused on ministry to the homeless in South Florida. We provide food, shelter, substance abuse treatment, education, computer literacy, job placement, healthcare, spiritual development, clothing and housing with Christian love, compassion and encouragement
The Pantry of Broward is a non-profit organization committed to providing resources designed to enrich, enlighten and ease the strain of everyday living for low-income seniors and grandparents raising their grandchildren.
The No Kid Hungry campaign connects kids in need with nutritious food and teaches their families how to cook healthy, affordable meals. The campaign also engages the public to make ending child hunger a national priority
Raven Ministries‘ mission is to distribute food (solicited from and contributed by various sources including growers, producers, fabricators, and retail outlets) to needy families primarily through faith-based and non-profit organizations; as well as by way of community outreach programs or activities from Palm Beach to Monroe County.
The South Florida Hunger Coalition is a 501c3 nonprofit that coordinates the efforts of more than 80 agencies in Broward, Miami-Dade, and Palm Beach Counties and is supported by dozens of community partners.

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