Study: One In Nine N.D. Residents Suffer From Hunger

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Bismarck – A new study released today shows one in nine North Dakota residents suffer from hunger.

The study, released today by the Great Plains Food bank shows that one in nine North Dakota residents suffer from hunger.

It also showed that 75-percent of the study’s participants suffer from a chronic disease.

And revealed that 77-percent of adults did not know where their next meal may come from.

“53-percent of adults are skipping meals on a regular basis because there’s no food at home, and eight percent of children. and i will tell you this was the toughest question to ask anyone,  the adults sat there with tears in their eyes admitting that their children have gone without food” said Melissa Sobolik with the Great Pains Food Bank.

The study also showed that 27-percent of respondents went a whole day without eating and 69-percent can’t afford to eat balanced meals.

Read the entire report here.

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