New Survey Finds 16.2 Percent of Households in Maryland Reported in 2012 Inability to Afford Enough Food

Nearly one in six people in Maryland reported in 2012 not having enough money to buy food that they or their family needed at some points during the prior twelve months, according to a new report released by the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC). “It is unacceptable that so many people across Maryland are struggling and cannot afford enough food to provide for their families,” said Cathy Demeroto, Director of Maryland Hunger Solutions (MDHS). “These numbers show us that we must make our nation’s safety net stronger, not weaker. We can’t afford to leave these vulnerable people behind.” More…