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Closing the meal gap


Did you know nearly 1 in 4 families or 217,000 households were at risk of hunger in San Mateo County in 2012-2013? While these families are being supported by Federal food assistance programs like CalFresh or local food banks, the number of families missing meals is increasing. As the cost of food continues to rise, we need to come together to help vulnerable families adapt and thrive. See how our County measures up on the Hunger Index and what you can do to close the meal gap.