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That the significant rise in unemployment during the pandemic and the corresponding rise in childhood poverty has resulted in a total of 18.0 million children (1 in 4) experiencing food insecurity. – Feeding America

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That children who live in food insecure households are up to twice as likely to internalize their problems than children from food secure households. – Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

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School-aged children with severe hunger scores had anxiety scores more than double those of children with no hunger – Official Journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics

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The average cost of a meal in Wisconsin is $2.77, while the average cost of a meal in Vilas County is $3.55. – Feeding America

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Married biological family households show the lowest prevalence of food insecurity among children (4.8%) – HHS Public Access

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Experiencing household food insecurity is a source of stress, anxiety, and shame, and it is possible that it is those experiences that contribute to or exacerbate childhood mental disorders. – Journal of Nutrition

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You might be food insecure if you have ever cut the size of any of your children’s meals because there wasn’t enough money for food. – US Food Security Scale

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The average household income in Wisconsin was 38.8% higher than the household average income in Vilas County. – Data USA

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Women who fear partner violence may be less attuned to the task of meeting the nutritional needs of their children. – Official Journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics

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Mental disorders tied to childhood food insecurity are a concern in part because they pose barriers to optimal academic and social youth development. – Journal of Nutrition

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