Hunger Data

Hunger Solutions Minnesota uses data to help tell the story of hunger in Minnesota. We collect and analyze food shelf visit data to help tell whether hunger is getting better or worse in particular communities. We also curate reports from state and national anti-hunger partners to highlight what their research means for Minnesota.

Food Shelf Visits on Pace to Top 3 Million for Seventh Year

November 1, 2017

Minnesotans made 1,487,810 visits to food shelves between January…

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U.S. & Minnesota Poverty Data 2016

September 18, 2017

Last week, the U.S. Census Bureau released updated poverty…

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Food Shelf Visits Map 2016

July 21, 2017

The map below shows the change in the number…

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A snapshot of hunger in Minnesota: 9,000 visits a day and rising

April 13, 2015

2014 Food Shelf Report In 2014, there were 3.34…

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More Low-Income Students Starting Day with Breakfast in Minnesota Schools

February 10, 2015

TheĀ annual national school breakfast reportĀ released today by the Food…

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New research on coping strategies of families facing hunger

July 29, 2014

Coping Strategies (from our friends at FRAC and Children’s…

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Minnesota’s economy produces too few living wage jobs

May 15, 2014

Here are some of the unfortunate headlines in this…

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Food Shelf Data 2014

July 10, 2017

Who is hungry in Minnesota? In 2014, there were…

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Senior food shelf visits continue to rise

November 18, 2016

Every now and then, we check in with the…

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Expanding SNAP E&T

April 24, 2015

Because of dramatic shifts in nutrition policy, last year…

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2014 USDA Food Security Status of U.S. Households

September 3, 2014

This annual federal measure illustrates that the great recession…

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SNAP Characteristics

July 25, 2013

New from the Minnesota Department of Human Services/OEO 2013…

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Food shelf visits up in 2016

July 10, 2017

By most indicators, Minnesota is a prosperous state. Our…

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