Hunger Facts
"Hunger knows no friend, but its feeder."
~Aristophanes

There is no doubt that our current economic climate has impacted families right here in Amador County. The numbers, while somewhat startling, tell one story; but, there is more to it than just statistics. The reality of the situation is that every monetary donation, even a few dollars, and every donation of food, from one can to a grocery bag full, makes a difference. Take a look at the following facts:

In our own community of Amador County...

  • Of Amador County's 35,561 residents (not including 3,065 MSP), we served just over 14.5%
  • In 2018, the Interfaith Food Bank served 2,100 families, 5,162 Individuals twice a month
  • Figures report that 11% of Amador County lives below the government poverty level and has an unemployment rate of 3.9%.
Did you know...

ONE carton of oatmeal fills THIRTY bowls?

ONE five-lb. bag of carrots serves FIFTEEN?

ONE family-size container of beef stew will feed FIVE?

When you "stock up" at the grocery store, you can greatly impact many people in need just by adding in an extra can, or donating a box or bag of groceries!

Don’t need the BUY ONE, GET ONE FREE? Give it to the Interfaith Food Bank.