1 In 6 Missouri Children Go Hungry Every Day, USDA Report Finds
 
 
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St. Louis Public Radio: A recent report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture shows Missouri has improved hunger levels throughout the state. Compared to one year ago, levels are down almost one full percentage point. However, 11.7% is the national average of food insecurity, and Missouri sits at 12%. See our previous PRiME blog on the particular challenge families face during the summer months, when children eligible for Free/Reduced-Price Lunch are not receiving meals at school.


 

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