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The United Nations has defined 8 Targets and 13 Indicators to track progress towards reaching the Sustainable Development Goal of Zero Hunger by 2030. The data below takes a look at hunger in the U.S. through the lens of government and social sector data. By 2030 SDG 2, Zero Hunger, aims to end hunger by securing access to and improving the nutritional content of food for all, while promoting sustainable agriculture practices. In the U.S. 11 million children live in food-insecure households. Federal Food Programs like the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), often referred to as food stamps, support families with food purchases. Currently, 8% of all U.S. households are receiving SNAP benefits. Explore current challenges related to hunger and food insecurity in the United States and support funding of solutions to help solve for good. On the interactive map below you can view statistics nationally, by state, or by a collection of states. Visit the X4Impact library of trusted resources for information on food insecurity, malnutrition, food banks, and more. Learn about current hunger-related challenges in the United States and support funding of solutions to help solve for good. Visit the X4Impact library of trusted resources for information on food insecurity, hunger, causes of food insecurity, undernourishment, and more.  72 Active Challenges START  22 Tech Solutions EXPLORE U 6M Trustworthy Articles LEARN  $108M Open Grants APPLY Notes: * These are food pantries, food banks, soup kitchens, and related organizations. The number is larger than the dataset in the Nonprofit Social Funding section of this report as not all these nonprofits filed digitally with the IRS ** SEC Data classification by UN SDG is in prototype phase with continuous improvement. The current confidence is <90% Sources: * Food Insecurity:Household Food Security in the United States in 2019, ERR-275, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service. * Children Food Insecurity: The Annie E. Casey Foundation Kids Count Data Center 2019 * SNAP – Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program: U.S. Census Bureau data, 2020 * Food Pantries, Food Banks and Similar Programs: X4Impact Analysis of IRS returns and FoodPantries.org * Nonprofit-related data: X4Impact analysis of over 600,000 forms 990 filed with the Internal Revenue Service -IRS 2018-2020 * Private Investing data: X4Impact analysis of over 25,000 forms D filed with the Security and Exchange Commission -SEC 2019-2021 * Private and Government Grants: X4Impact 2021 INTERACTIVE TOOLS

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