- In Illinois, 1,052,040 people are facing hunger. Out of the 1,052,040 people 373,740 of those are children.
- In Henderson County there are 620 recorded households that suffer from food insecurity.
- 1 in 9 children face hunger.
- The average cost of a meal in Henderson County, Illinois
is $3.16. The annual food budget shortfall is $315,00.
County has a 9.2% food insecurity rate.
- Because of
COVID-19 unemployment and food insecurity soared. In 2021, 53 million people turned to food banks and community programs for help.
All facts found at map.feedingamerica.org.