Research

Meal GAP

Food insecurity means a lack of access to enough and nutritionally adequate food to lead a healthy, active life. Every county in Central Alabama has residents who struggle with food insecurity and do not qualify for federal nutrition aid. The only place they can turn to for help is the Community Food Bank and our partners. Learn more about these gaps in Central Alabama from the latest Map The Meal Gap report.

Child Hunger

Over 70,000 children in Central Alabama live in homes with access to adequate food. Learn about the extent of the need from our latest report.

Senior Hunger

There is a startling rise in food insecurity among seniors. Learn more about their challengers from our survey of over 400 seniors in North Central Alabama.