Greensboro Urban Ministry fights child hunger one meal at a time

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Hunger is a growing problem nationwide. According to Feeding America, more than 54-million people in the U.S., including 18-million children, may experience food insecurity due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Feeding America produced an interactive map of the 2020 Projected Child Food Insecurity Rate nationwide. In Guilford County, this year's projected child food insecurity rate is 28-percent compared to 19-percent back in 2018. The latest data also shows hunger is on the rise due to an increase in unemployment and poverty amid the coronavirus crisis.

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