Food Access, Food Insecurity

An Avoidable $2.4 Billion Cost: Food Insecurity and Hunger in Massachusetts

What if Massachusetts could eliminate food insecurity?

A conservative $2.4 billion per year would be saved in treating medical issues that are linked to food insecurity. Improving food security among Massachusetts residents would reduce healthcare costs for individuals, families, and the Commonwealth.

An avoidable $2.4 billion cost of hunger in MA infographic