- The Food Bank receives no federal or state funding for food distribution, but as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the NH Food Bank received one-time funding through the CARES Act.
- Since the spread of COVID-19 there are approximately 1 in 7 men, women and children in New Hampshire who are food insecure, meaning they do not know when or where their next meal will come from. *
- A projected 51,000 additional people are food insecure and in total more than 181,090 across the state *
- In New Hampshire, an estimated 21-23% of children are living in food insecure environments due to COVID-19. *
*These statistics are a result of Feeding America’s annual Map the Meal Gap study and estimated projections of local impact due to COVID-19.