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Sacramento's food insecure: who is utilizing Sacramento's Food Bank emergency food services

Project (M.S.W., Social Work) -- California State University, Sacramento, 2011.

Hunger is related to food restriction such as food availability, affordability, and accessibility. These are direct causes of food insecurity. Due to these factors many turn to community services such as food banks. The purpose of this study was to collect descriptive data that depicts and describes the consumers who use the Sacramento Food Bank emergency food services. The results of this study highlight the demographics of the Sacramento Food Bank consumers, reasons for attending the emergency food services, and their overall satisfaction with the food bank. This researcher recommends that continued creative and innovative policy development and research take place to ensure that the injustice of food insecurity stops.

Hunger is related to food restriction such as food availability, affordability, and accessibility. These are direct causes of food insecurity. Due to these factors many turn to community services such as food banks. The purpose of this study was to collect descriptive data that depicts and describes the consumers who use the Sacramento Food Bank emergency food services. The results of this study highlight the demographics of the Sacramento Food Bank consumers, reasons for attending the emergency food services, and their overall satisfaction with the food bank. This researcher recommends that continued creative and innovative policy development and research take place to ensure that the injustice of food insecurity stops.

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