Hunger and Poverty

Minnesota is the 47th hungriest state in the nation and the 43rd poorest. One in 10 households (10.4 percent) struggle to put food on the table, compared to 1 in 7 nationwide.  More than 50.0 percent of Minnesota households in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly food stamps) are working households. More than 611,354 people live in poverty ($24,817 per year for a family of four), including nearly 1 in 7 children. Etc.

Click on the links below to learn more about the issue areas related to hunger and poverty we’re working on.

Affordable Housing

Homeless Youth