- In the United States, 1 in 8 Americans lives with food insecurity
- Approximately 13 million children live with food insecurity.
- At Christ UMC in Lincoln, we have witnessed the extent of food insecurity firsthand with our food pantry. Over the past two years, the number of hungry whom we help each month has increased from 50 people a month to over 1,000 persons a month.
- Globally, there are approximately 815 million people suffering from hunger.
The discipleship principle of working for justice includes working as hard as we can for both micro-justice for individual persons and macro-justice for our society—and the world. This is especially true for American Christians.