1 Feeding America network members serve this area:


State Statistical Brief: MS

Food insecurity rate 22.3 % Child food insecurity rate 28.7 % Population 2,967,620
Poverty rate 22.3 % Child poverty rate 32.0 % Unemployment rate 9.2 %

1. Mississippi Food Network

Contact Information
Website: www.msfoodnet.org
Street Address 440 W. Beatty Street
PO Box 411
Jackson, MS 39205
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Phone: 601.973.7080
Fax: 601.948.6710
Executive Director: Charles H Beady, cbeady@msfoodnet.org
Media Contact: Marilyn Blackledge (Director of Development), mblackledge@msfoodnet.org
601.973.7086
Population Served
Number of counties served: 56 Total pounds of food distributed annually: 17,779,524
Types and numbers of services agencies distributing food
Emergency: 201 Soup Kitchen: 12 Shelter: 32 Residence: 1 Day Care: 27
Multi-service: 14 Senior: 52 Rehabilitation: 0 Youth Programs: 25 Other Programs: 3
Basic programs being run (i.e. CK, KC, produce, job training)
Fresh Produce, Back Pack, Kids Cafes, Purchase Program, TEFAP, CSFP, CACFP, SFSP, Mobile Pantry, Nutrition Education, After School Snacks, Food Stamps, Community Garden