PATCHWORK PANTRY BY THE NUMBERS
January – April 2019
429 households served
1,591 individuals served
29 households served per week on average
*These are the most recent numbers available.
To our dedicated volunteers and donors who make this possible each week.
THE FACES OF FOOD INSECURITY
Did you know?
Being food insecure means living without reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable and nutritious food. It is characterized by periods of disrupted eating patterns, reduced food intake and a low-quality diet due to a lack of resources.
Affects almost 16% of the U.S. population.
Impacts over 9,000 people in the city of Harrisonburg.
Affects one in five children in Rockingham County.
Has been called America’s “hidden crisis.”
We portion our USDA and local donations based on the size of the families of our clients.