1 in 4 kids in Georgia struggle with hunger.
Only 17% of children eligible in Georgia in need of summer meals actually receive them.
During the summer of 2015, more than 5,729,000 summer meals were served to kids in Georgia.
By supporting effective approaches to reaching kids with summer meals, Share Our Strength is ensuring that Georgia’s most vulnerable children have the food they need when school is out.
More than 26% of Georgia’s children are food insecure as their families struggle to provide healthy food for all members of the household.
Today, over 42% of the kids in Georgia eating free and reduced price lunch are missing out on school breakfast- the most important meal of the day. No Kid Hungry will work to steadily increase the availability of school breakfast to reach more kids in the Peach State.
Nationally, Georgia is ranked as the 6th most food insecure state.