Forty percent of Hamden residents are in poverty or are working and struggling to make ends meet. As a result, 1 in 7 of Hamden residents experience hunger or food insecurity. In order to raise awareness of this issue, the Hamden Food Security Task Force, a group of leaders and concerned citizens, has created a report: Facts and Faces: Food Hardship in Hamden.

Read the two page summary here.
Read the final report here.

About the Hamden Food Security Task Force:

The Hamden Food Security Task Force is comprised of a group of dedicated non-profit organizations, food service providers, concerned citizens, town, and school representatives working together to forge partnerships in order to fight hunger in Hamden and close the opportunity gap created by food insecurity. The mission of this group is that: Everyone in Hamden will have access to nutritious, affordable food regardless of income, race, ethnicity, culture, age, gender, or zip code.

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