• The majority of children in the United States do not eat the minimum recommended amounts of whole grains, fruits or vegetables.
  • Missing meals and experiencing hunger impairs a child’s physical, emotional and learning-skills development.
  • Nearly 1 of every 3rd  child in America is overweight or obese….. Nearly 45% of children living in poverty are overweight or obese.
  • Food insecurity and food deserts affect up to 31% of Children and Teens living in North Carolina Counties.