d13 - Food Insecurity and the Food Assistance Programs...

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1 Food Insecurity and the Food Assistance Programs Chapter 10 2009 HHS Poverty Guidelines Persons in Family or Household 48 Contiguous States and D.C. 1 $10,830 2 14,570 3 18.310 4 22,050 5 25,790 6 29,530 7 33,270 8 37,010 For each additional person, add 3,740 SOURCE: Federal Register , Vol. 75, No. 14, January 22, 2010, p. 3735 What do those numbers mean to you?
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2 Healthy People 2010 Increase the rate of food security among US Households from 88 to 94% and in so doing reduce hunger by the end of the decade Definitions Food Security – access by all people at all times to sufficient food for an active and healthy life Food Insecurity – limited or uncertain ability to acquire or consume an adequate quality or sufficient quantity of food in socially acceptable ways Definitions Food Insecurity with Hunger - based on CPS Survey (Current Population Survey) by US Census Bureau, 5,000,000 1 households --- based on experiences of one household member --- "hunger" is involuntary hunger that results from not being able to afford enough food 1. http://www.census.gov/compendia/statab/2010/tables/10s0209.pdf
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