Facts & Figures

Food Insecurity in Rhode Island:

Food Insecurity is when access to adequate food is limited by a lack of money or other resources. In Rhode Island…

  • 12.4% of households (54,200) were food insecure in 2017
  • 5.6% of households (24,500) reported very low food insecurity levels
  • 120,590 people are struggling with hunger – and of them 35,760 are children
  • 1 in 6 children struggle with hunger in Rhode Island
  • 29% of households receiving SNAP benefits have children

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2017 RICAN Facts & Figures (1)

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