Hunger In Kalamazoo County



1 out of 6 people in Kalamazoo struggle with hunger each day.

Nearly 38,000 local residents, including more than 9,000 children are food insecure.

70% of Kalamazoo Public School Students are eligible for free or reduced-price school lunches—meals that are not available during the summer months.

19% of households with a child or teenager under the age of 18 live below the poverty line.

22% of households rely on SNAP to bridge the food gap.

22% of households rely on SNAP to bridge the food gap each month.

8% of local senior citizens live on less than $12,000 per year.

Hunger In Kalamazoo County