Emergency Food Program—Profile of a typical client:
• 90% of households report incomes at or below $15,000 a year with the median household income at $4,200.
•Individuals/families receiving assistance from the Emergency Food Program are the “most vulnerable”: seniors, persons with a disability living on fixed incomes, single parent households, the unemployed and the underemployed.
•Over 40% are female-headed households and one-third has at least one member with a physical or mental disability.
•42% represent children between the ages of 0 and 5 years of age.