Hunger Facts

  • 13% of Wisconsinites experience the stress of hunger.
  • Nearly 170,000 rural Wisconsinites are at risk of hunger.
  • According to the Hunger in America 2014 study, the Feeding America food bank system in Wisconsin serves nearly 587,600 individuals a year, including over 185,000 children.
  • 1 in 5 Wisconsin children lives at risk of hunger.

Harvest to End Hunger

Wisconsin farmers can make a big difference in fighting hunger in their local communities! Food banks stand ready to partner with farmers in securing donations from the sale of non-edible crops and excess produce crops to help the nearly 587,600 Wisconsinites each year who visit local food shelves, soup kitchens, after-school programs and more.

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TWO WAYS FARMERS CAN HELP

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