Hunger impacts us all – including Georgia business

Wednesday, November 7, 2018
| by Guest Contributor |

With this call-to-action, the Georgia Health Policy Center makes it clear to our for-profit colleagues how food insecurity hurts the bottom line, and...

The U.S. Department of Agriculture defines food insecurity as “a lack of consistent access to enough food for an active, healthy life.” In Georgia, more than one in five children (21 percent) live in food insecure households; the national average is 18 percent. About one in seven Georgians (15.1 percent) don’t always know where they will find their next meal; the national average is 13 percent.