Archive for March 8, 2018

Monthly Results for February 2018

Food Bank Results

Category MCCM1


Adults 929 733
Children 331 279
Families 472 372
Boxes 633 N/A
Total Active Clients 1246 N/A
Total Inactive Clients3 2019 N/A
New Clients This Month 18 N/A
Net Growth This Month 1.445% N/A

  1. MCCM Reporting reflects all client family visits to food bank during the month.
  2. Chattanooga Area Food Bank (CAFB) Reporting eliminates duplicate visits by a client family.
  3. Clients who have not received assistance in the last 12 months.

Good Neighbors Results

Families Disbursements
59 4093.95

Disbursements per Service Type

Service Type Disbursements
Electric 3603.41
Gas 150.00
Kerosene 70.00
Propane 70.00
Water 200.54

Disbursements per Utility Supplier

Utility Supplier Disbursements
Castle Grocery 70.00
EPB 280.00
Jasper Water and Sewer 43.52
Marion Natural Gas 150.00
Smiths Hardware 70.00
SVEC 3323.41
Tennessee American Water (Whitwell Water) 70.87
Tracy City Public Utility 86.15

Hunger in America

Facts about poverty and hunger in America1

Even in the world’s greatest food-producing nation, children and adults face poverty and hunger in every county across America. In 2016:

  • 41 million people struggle with hunger in the United States, including 13 million children. In 2015, 5.4 million seniors struggled to afford enough to eat.
  • A household that is food insecure has limited or uncertain access to enough food to support a healthy life.
  • Households with children were more likely to be food insecure than those without children
  • 59% of food-insecure households participated in at least one of the major federal food assistance program — the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly Food Stamps); the National School Lunch Program and the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (often called WIC)