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Top Hunger Nonprofits

Over 15 million families in America were food insecure in 2017. Poor nutrition not only causes short-term pain, it can also have long-term health consequences, particularly for children. In the United States, nonprofits work every day to bring meals to those in need. We analyzed the cost-effectiveness of over 300 food banks, food pantries and soup kitchens. Below is a list of the 10 most cost-effective.

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United Food Bank and Services of Plant City

  Hunger - Food Pantry|  Hillsborough County, FL

Impact: $0.20 provides a meal to a person in need.
Governance: Passes checks

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Nourish Pierce County

  Hunger - Food Pantry|  Pierce County, WA

Impact: $0.40 provides a meal to a person in need.
Governance: Passes checks

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North Helpline

  Hunger - Food Pantry|  Seattle, WA

Impact: $0.50 provides a meal to a person in need.
Governance: Passes checks

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University District Food Bank

  Hunger - Food Pantry|  King County, WA

Impact: $0.50 provides a meal to a person in need.
Governance: Passes checks

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Weld Food Bank

  Hunger - Food Bank|  Weld County, CO

Impact: $0.50 provides a meal to a person in need.
Governance: Passes checks

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Elk Grove Food Bank Services

  Hunger - Food Pantry|  Elk Grove, CA

Impact: $0.60 provides a meal to a person in need.
Governance: Passes checks

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Food Bank for Larimer County

  Hunger - Food Bank|  Larimer County, CO

Impact: $0.60 provides a meal to a person in need.
Governance: Passes checks

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Community Table

  Hunger - Food Pantry|  Jefferson County, CO

Impact: $0.70 provides a meal to a person in need.
Governance: Passes checks

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Our Father's Table Soup Kitchen

  Hunger - Soup Kitchen|  Vero Beach, FL

Impact: $0.80 provides a meal to a person in need.
Governance: Passes checks

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New York Common Pantry

  Hunger - Food Pantry|  New York, NY

Impact: $0.80 provides a meal to a person in need.
Governance: Passes checks

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