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Nearly 1 in 10 Coloradans (10.3%) struggle with hunger, not always having enough money to buy food.
(U.S. Department of Agriculture, Household Food Security in the United Statesin 2016, September 2017)
Nearly 1 in 8 Coloradans (12.2%) struggle financially, living below the federal poverty line. This includes more than 1 in 8 kids (13%) with those under the age of 5 most likely to live in poverty.
(U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey: Poverty, December 2017)
Nearly 1 in 7 Colorado kids (14%) may not always know when or where they will get their next meal.
(Colorado Children’s Campaign, 2018 KIDS COUNT in Colorado!, March 2018)