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.