49 Million Americans struggle with food insecurity!
1 in 3 people in the Great Rivers Region are considered poor or near poor. (COMPASS Report)
49.2% of the students in the school district of La Crosse receive free or reduced meals.
8 schools in the La Crosse school district operate food pantries for their students. (Hamilton, Franklin, Emerson, Summit, Longfellow Middle, Lincoln Middle, Logan Middle and Logan High School)
Over 81% of local food pantry users earn less than $1000 per month.
91% of those enrolled in W-2 and working use food pantries to get food when they do not have enough to eat.