22% of West Virginian households struggle to afford food

In a recent report titled How Hungry is America?, The Food Research Action Council ranks West Virginia as the state with the third highest food hardship rate in 2014. 22 % of households have had difficulty accessing food over the past year in the state. The statistic is based on answers to the following questions: “Have there been times in the past 12 months when you did not have enough money to buy food that you or your family needed?”

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