Hunger hides, sometimes in plain sight. . .

Sheboygan County Food Bank tracks the latest sources to bring you information about hunger in Sheboygan County.

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About 5000 Sheboygan County Children Experiencing Hunger
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Children Under 6 Living in Poverty, City of Sheboygan
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Sheboygan County Residents Receiving FoodShare

Sheboygan County Poverty and Hunger

  • 10% (approximately) of the population struggles with hunger
  • 9,696 Sheboygan County residents received FoodShare (Food Stamps) – June, 2019

Sheboygan Childhood Hunger

  • 1 in 5 children (about 5,000 children) in Sheboygan County are experiencing hunger
  • 14.1% is the child food insecurity rate in Sheboygan County
  • 27% of City of Sheboygan families with children under age 5 live below the poverty line
  • 22.8% is the City of Sheboygan poverty rate for children under age 6
  • 18.4% City of Sheboygan Poverty rate for children 6 -11
  • 18.4% is the City of Sheboygan poverty rate for children ages 6-11
  • 24.2% is the City of Sheboygan poverty rate for children enrolled in nursery school
  • 22.1%. is the City of Sheboygan poverty rate for children enrolled in elementary school (grades 1-4)
  • 41.1% of students qualify for free and reduced priced meals (Sheboygan Area School District)

School Breakfast Participation

  • 52% of students participate (Sheboygan Area School District)
  • 137 rank in Wisconsin breakfast participation (Sheboygan Area School District)

Sources: Child Food Insecurity in Wisconsin by County in 2014, www.welfareinfo.org, United Way of Sheboygan County Food for Tomorrow Study 2015, Feeding America Map the Meal Gap, 2015 “Food for Tomorrow” Report, United Way of Sheboygan County, United States Department of Agriculture website, Hunger Task Force School Breakfast Report

Sheboygan County Poverty and Hunger

  • 10% (approximately) of the population struggles with hunger
  • 9,696 Sheboygan County residents received FoodShare (Food Stamps) – June, 2019

Sheboygan Childhood Hunger

  • 1 in 5 children (about 5,000 children) in Sheboygan County are experiencing hunger
  • 14.1% is the child food insecurity rate in Sheboygan County
  • 27% of City of Sheboygan families with children under age 5 live below the poverty line
  • 22.8% is the City of Sheboygan poverty rate for children under age 6
  • 18.4% City of Sheboygan Poverty rate for children 6 -11
  • 18.4% is the City of Sheboygan poverty rate for children ages 6-11
  • 24.2% is the City of Sheboygan poverty rate for children enrolled in nursery school
  • 22.1%. is the City of Sheboygan poverty rate for children enrolled in elementary school (grades 1-4)
  • 41.1% of students qualify for free and reduced priced meals (Sheboygan Area School District)

School Breakfast Participation

  • 52% of students participate (Sheboygan Area School District)
  • 137 rank in Wisconsin breakfast participation (Sheboygan Area School District)

Sources: Child Food Insecurity in Wisconsin by County in 2014, www.welfareinfo.org, United Way of Sheboygan County Food for Tomorrow Study 2015, Feeding America Map the Meal Gap, 2015 “Food for Tomorrow” Report, United Way of Sheboygan County, United States Department of Agriculture website, Hunger Task Force School Breakfast Report

Emergency Food Programs

Federal, state, and local programs work to end hunger in Sheboygan County. Sheboygan County Food Bank supports federal and state anti-hunger programs that act as the first line of defense against hunger and integrates local services where possible. Learn more about these programs below and from Hunger Task Force website.

SNAP / FoodShare

Funds for Supplemental Nutritious Foods for Individuals Based on Income

SNAP / FoodShare

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School Breakfast Program

Breakfasts Served at Schools to Enrolled Students

School Breakfast Program

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Stockbox / CSFP

Supplemental Food Delivery to Age 60+ Based on Income

Stockbox / CSFP

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WIC

Education, Funds for Supplemental Nutritious Foods, and Referrals for Pregnant Women, New Mothers and Children Based on Income

Food for Thought (Weekend Backpack Program)

Healthy Weekend Food for Children Identified by School Counselors, Principals or Teachers

Food for Thought (Weekend Backpack Program)

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Free Summer Meal Program

Summer Meals for Ages 18 and Under

Free Summer Meal Program

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Free and Reduced Meals

Free and Reduced Cost Meals Served at Schools to Enrolled Students

Free and Reduced Meals

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Farmer's Market Vouchers

Vouchers for Fresh, Locally Grown Produce for Age 60+ Based on Income

Farmer's Market Vouchers

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