Did you know... that Maine Ranks Highest in New England for Food Insecurity?

Posted:  Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 10:00pm
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Every single day, more kids go hungry in Maine than in any other New England state.

 

Nationwide, Maine is ranked as the seventh most food insecure, a designation that means residents lack access to the quantity and quality of food necessary for an active and healthy lifestyle.

These numbers mean that 16 percent of the state’s population is food insecure, including one out of every five children, according to data released in September 2017 by The United States Department of Agriculture...

 

– excerpt above from Bangor Daily News article dated September 5, 2018 and updated September 9, 2018  >>  Read full article: https://bangordailynews.com/2018/09/05/homestead/maine-ranks-highest-new-england-for-food-insecurity/

 

Pay it Forward for Kids Inc. is working hard to raise our community up with us in an effort to combat childhood hunger and help our community in ways that will in time reap many rewards for kids and families in Maine.

 

This interactive exhibits clearly the disparity that we see in Maine: https://www.pressherald.com/interactive/interactive-food-insecurity-maine-new-england/

 

Please Donate Today - be it items you no longer need to be re-sold benefitting the kids in this program to your tax-deductible check for any amount you see fit to help in any way!

 

It All Helps and in this Community - All Kids Matter.