Hunger in America

United States Department of Agriculture

The Economic Research Service (ERS) of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is the primary source of Federal research in and analysis of food security in the United States.  A summary report about Household Food Security in 2013 was published in September 2014.  Or read the full report.  

See chart below calculated by the USDA Economic Research Service on food security in 2013.

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The New Face of Hunger in America

According to National Geographic, millions of working Americans don't know where their next meal is coming from.  To explore why one in six Americans are hungry in this land of plenty, they sent three photographers out to different locations in the country.  This is the story about The New Face of Hunger in America

Feeding America Tampa Bay

Feeding Tampa Bay is a regional food bank in Central Florida, where we in Our Lady's Pantry purchase most of our food for our neighbors.  According to Feeding America, about 700,000 families in Central Florida are unsure where their next meal is coming from.  Of this number, approximately 250,000 are children and 160,000 are seniors.  Read more about Hunger in Florida. 


Our Lady's Pantry
 Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Migrant Mission
16650 U.S. Highway 301
Wimauma, Florida 33598