Poverty & Hunger Awareness

Poverty, food insecurity and hunger are major problems for hundreds of thousands of Wisconsin residents.

Poverty & Hunger Awareness Resources

Fond du Lac Food Resources

 

Community Food Challenge is a tool that can educate everyone, from policy makers to local community leaders, about the day to day realities and challenges of accessing food as well as what communities can do to address food insecurity. This interactive experience aims to increase awareness of food security issues by simulating the challenges faced by low-income individuals and families trying to obtain an adequate daily allowance of nutritious foods

Poverty Simulation– is a tool that can educate everyone, from policy makers to local community leaders, about the day to day realities and challenges families living in poverty face. This interactive experience aims to increase poverty awareness  by simulating the challenges faced by low-income individuals and families.  Minimum of 60 maximum of 75 participants needed for simulation.

Wisconsin Food Security Project – Click for localized data on food security.

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UW Madison’s Institute for Research on Poverty – Click to access information from the center for interdisciplinary research into the causes and consequences of poverty and social inequality in the United States.

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