Solving hunger means going where the facts lead us. Browse our original research, policy briefings and datasets below to expand your understanding of the issue. Feeding Texas is available to help you interpret and add life to these numbers. We also love partnering with academics, students and the data community to help fill in the gaps!
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2017-08-09

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Strengthen SNAP as a Bridge to Work

Read our new proposal showing how SNAP can help more Americans back to work.

2017-06-28

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Science Supports Feeding with Impact

Learn the science behind our comprehensive, integrative strategy to improve dietary health.

2017-04-25

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Ending Lunch Shaming in Texas

What should happen when a child can't afford school lunch?

2017-02-04

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Texas Hunger Map

Visually explore food insecurity rates for your city or region.

2017-02-04

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The Economic Impact of Feeding with Impact

An economic analysis of the statewide benefits of our Feeding with Impact program strategy.

2017-02-04

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Feeding with Impact Backgrounder

Learn how we turn surplus produce into positive health outcomes for struggling Texans.

2017-02-04

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About Feeding Texas

A graphic introduction to the programs and strategies we use to create a hunger-free Texas.

2017-01-06

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How We Can Beat Hunger & Improve Health

Watch these videos to learn how we are creating a healthier, hunger-free Texas.

2016-09-15

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Poverty & Income in Large Texas Cities in 2015

Our analysis of new Census data for Texas cities and counties with a population greater than 65,000.

2016-08-10

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Infographic - SNAP Not Enough of a Good Thing

Learn why SNAP needs a raise to help families eat healthy.

2016-08-09

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What is Feeding with Impact?

Our food banks pair free produce with proven health interventions to improve health outcomes.

2016-06-14

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Our Annual Report

Learn how we helped to feed, strengthen & empower over 3.5 million Texans in 2015.

2016-02-09

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Empowering Texans with Nutrition Education

We are partnering with the state of Texas to make healthy choices into easy choices for low-income families.

2015-12-15

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Senior Hunger in Texas - Our Testimony

Texas has the 4th highest rate of senior food insecurity in the nation. Learn what can be done.

2015-04-09

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Photos on Lone Star Cards - Costly and Unnecessary

Learn what will happen if the Texas legislature mandates photos on Lone Star EBT cards.

2015-02-02

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Our 2015 state policy agenda

A healthy, hunger-free Texas is possible. Learn how we plan to get there with the help of the 84th Texas Legislature.

2015-01-09

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Fighting hunger in the 84th Texas legislature

Webinar Slides - Learn from the experts about opportunities to help hungry Texas families at the Capitol in 2015!

2014-12-01

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Summer Meals Map

Discover where Texas offered summer meals to hungry kids in 2014.

2014-11-06

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Hunger in America - Texas Report

3.5 million Texans receive assistance from our food banks every year. Learn more about who they are are, and the issues they face.

2014-09-15

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SNAPshot Report

Who benefits from food stamps in Texas? This report outlines the demographics and working status of Texas families who rely on SNAP to make ends meet.

2014-09-14

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SNAP Timeline

Learn the history of SNAP (aka food stamps) in Texas by browsing this timeline of the nation's largest nutrition program.

2014-09-05

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SNAP and Work

This backgrounder outlines the relationship between working families and SNAP in Texas.

2014-09-15

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Public Testimony regarding Texans Feeding Texans funding

Testimony in support of Texas Department of Agriculture Surplus Agricultural Grant Program rider request.

2014-09-15

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Public Testimony regarding HHSC Funding

Testimony in support of funding for the the Texas Health & Human Services Commission.

2014-09-05

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How do Texans get help feeding their children?

This infographic represents the total meals required to provide three meals per day, year‐round to every child living in a low‐income Texas household.