When I was in school I didn’t realize some of my peers came to school hungry. I was a kid and those things didn’t matter then. I was fortunate. I received breakfast every day before school, but that just isn’t the case for every child in America today. In fact, a new study released by Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry Campaign reports:
- 3 out of 5 teachers say they have children in their classrooms who regularly come to school hungry.
- 4 out of 5 of those teachers say these children come to school hungry at least once a week.
- A majority of teachers who see hunger as a problem believe the problem is growing.
You can view and share Share Our Strength’s infographic to see the impact hunger is having on kids in school and learn how you can help feed hungry kids.