Oregon’s Spike in Food Insecurity Worst Among All States

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Oregon’s Spike in Food Insecurity Worst Among All States

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Oregon recorded the sharpest increase in food insecurity of any state, even as nationally the share of families struggling to put food on the table declined and the Oregon economy grew.

Oregon’s Spike in Food Insecurity Worst Among All States

Oregon recorded the sharpest increase in food insecurity of any state, even as nationally the share of families struggling to put food on the table declined and the Oregon economy grew. The most recent data showed that nearly one in every six Oregonians lived without knowing where their next meal was coming from or went hungry. To put that in perspective, there were about the same number of Oregonians who struggled to put food on the table as lived in Portland, the state’s largest city.

Read the full report, available as a PDF: Oregon’s Spike in Food Insecurity Worst Among All States

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