Food Insecurity Among Military Families | Bob Woodruff Foundation

Food Insecurity Among Military Families: Contributing Factors and Solutions

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Did you know that among military households, the rate of food insecurity—limited or uncertain access to adequate food—is higher than the national average?  

There are challenges specific to military life that put our military families at a higher risk for food insecurity. However, funders, service providers and other stakeholders seeking solutions can take certain steps to address food insecurity among service members. 

Visit our latest publication on food insecurity to understand  

  • issues that contribute to higher rates among our service members and their families
  • implications in our military
  • actions stakeholder can take to address the problem among our service members

Need more information about food insecurity and our military?

For questions about this publication, contact Emily Krause.

For questions about our investments to address food insecurity in our military and veteran populations, contact Emily Bader

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