Enough is Enough: Philadelphia’s Hunger Rate Increases by 22%

In a press release sent out this morning, Hunger Free America and Philabundance announced that the hunger rate in Philadelphia has increased by 22% over the last six years. A new report released by the advocacy organization found that, in the 2015–2017 time period, 302,685 Philadelphia residents live in what the federal government considers “food insecure” homes. This is 18.5% of the…