Global Hunger and Poverty Fact Sheet

“We live in the world’s wealthiest nation. Yet over 50 million Americans struggle to put food on the table. In the United States, hunger is not caused by a scarcity of food, but rather the continued prevalence of poverty. Worldwide, the number of hungry people has dropped significantly over the past two decades, but nearly 900 million people continue to struggle with hunger every day.”

Source: Bread for the World
Date: January 2013