Lowcountry Food Bank

Hunger in America 2010

The Lowcountry Food Bank's face of hunger is now 190,000 families, children and elderly, up 25% from 2006. Working families and the elderly are continuing to choose between food and utilities (54%), food and rent or mortgage (32%), and food and medicine or medical care (39%). We encourage you to read more about the state of hunger in your community by viewing the links below.

Local | State | National - Overview | Local | State | National Detail | Local 2006 vs. 2010

 

Hunger in America 2010

The Lowcountry Food Bank's face of hunger is now 190,000 families, children and elderly, up 25% from 2006. Working families and the elderly are continuing to choose between food and utilities (54%), food and rent or mortgage (32%), and food and medicine or medical care (39%). We encourage you to read more about the state of hunger in your community by viewing the links below.

Local | State | National - Overview | Local | State | National Detail | Local 2006 vs. 2010

 

Children at Risk of Hunger in Every County

More than 1,000 counties in our nation have more than one in four children at risk of hunger. Feeding America's Map the Meal Gap study shows that children struggle with hunger throughout our country.  See what South Carolina's face of hunger looks like by learning more!!

Take Action

Together we can end hunger! Each day the LCFB advocates on behalf of the 220,000 families, children and elderly we serve throughout our 10 county service area. We need your help!  Feeding America's Hunger Action Center is a great way to get involved and please click here for the latest local and statewide efforts.

LCFB Offers SNAP Enrollment Assistance 

The Lowcountry Food Bank is proud to be an affiliate of the Benefit Bank of South Carolina! Our on-site Benefit Bank Counselors assist families with SNAP enrollment and many other federal programs.  To make an appointment and learn more, click here.