2020 State of the Commonwealth Report
In 2018, 1 in 10 adult Virginians did not know with certainty how they would obtain their next meal. This food insecurity affects an even greater proportion of children in the Commonwealth. It not only lowers learning outcomes, but also reduces workplace productivity. Now, amid the COVID-19 pandemic, food insecurity in Virginia has increased. We explore how public programs and regional food banks are working to address this problem.
Dragas Center for Economic Analysis and Policy, Old Dominion University, "Part 3: Feeding Virginia" (2020). State of the Commonwealth Reports. 53.