Maryland Hunger Profiles

The Maryland Hunger Profiles provide accurate, local data on nutrition program participation in each of Maryland’s 24 counties. Over 600,000 Marylanders, or more than 1 in 10 households, live in poverty and struggle against hunger. We hope this information will help inform ongoing community and policy conversations about how we can ensure that everyone in Maryland is able to have sufficient nutrition and the opportunity to thrive.

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Missed Opportunities: An Analysis of SNAP Participation by County

New research shows that many Marylanders who are eligible for SNAP are not participating in the program. The number of eligible people not participating in SNAP by county ranges from 25 percent in Baltimore City to over 60 percent in Montgomery County.

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Maryland Hunger Solutions Year In Review 2023

Hunger remains a critical issue across Maryland. In 2023, Maryland Hunger Solutions appointed a new Deputy Director, published critical resources, advocated for key legislative priorities, and was recognized for anti-hunger leadership in the state. Learn more in our Year in Review.

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D.C. Hunger Solutions