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Seniors Faced With Hunger

Posted by abarnes on June 20, 2016

 

New Report Reveals More Than 10 Million Seniors Threatened by Hunger

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10.2 million seniors faced the threat of hunger in 2014 in the U.S.

 
The National Foundation to End Senior Hunger (NFESH) today released a study entitled The State of Senior Hunger in America 2014: An Annual Report, which revealed that 15.8 percent of seniors or 10.2 million individuals age 60 or older in the United States faced the threat of hunger in 2014, the most recent year for which data is available.
 
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In examining the extent of the threat of hunger among seniors in 2014, the report also provides the rates of senior hunger in each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia. Below are the ten states with the highest rate of senior hunger.
View the rates of senior hunger by state.
 
 

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Link to the research on your organization’s website or in your newsletter.
Below is a link to the research report so that you can post it on your website. You can also share the report in your upcoming newsletter or the blog post that you broadcast to your contacts.  Need more information? Have questions?  Let us know so we can help. 
The State of Senior Hunger in America 2014: An Annual Report
 
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A simple post can go such a long way in helping spread the word about these important findings. Copy and paste the post below to use on your social media networks.
 
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New research from theNational Foundation to End Senior Hungerreveals more than 10 million seniors facing the threat of hunger. http://ow.ly/PosL300OdZV
 
Twitter:
New study from @NFESH1 reveals senior hunger affects more than 10 million seniors in the US http://ow.ly/PosL300OdZV #EndSeniorHunger
 

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Finding Solutions
NFESH is working in and with communities to pilot innovative solutions to reduce and eliminate senior hunger. Contact us to learn about the senior hunger solutions we are introducing in communities or visit www.nfesh.org.

Having an event?
Would your audience benefit from learning more about the problem of senior hunger? Contact us to learn more about having NFESH speak at your event. With more than 100 years combined experience in the aging/hunger arena NFESH is a respected authority on senior hunger.
 
If you have any questions about the research or NFESH, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

All the best,

Heather Renae Cosson
Director of Communications
National Foundation to End Senior Hunger
heather@nfesh.org
571-312-2675
 
 
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