As a Loaves & Fishes donor, you’re making a difference in the hunger of our neighbors. Today, 1 in 10 families in Massachusetts faces food insecurity. 1 in 6 families faces food insecurity in some of the towns we serve.
Unemployment is down in Massachusetts but food insecurity is not as wages have not grown much as other costs. Massachusetts is currently ranked at having the second highest child care costs in the country, for example.
For more information on hunger in Massachusetts, see the most recent Project Bread Report: