62% of America's teachers regularly see kids who come to school hungry because they aren't getting enough to eat at home.

1 in 4 children in Tennessee do not know where their next meal is coming from 

30% of all kids in Nashville live in poverty. That number is more concentrated in some East Nashville schools with up to 98% of kids living in poverty.   

Families with children make up 32% of the homeless population in Nashville.  

There are about 3000 homeless children in Nashville public schools on any given day.  

72% of kids in Nashville qualify for free or reduced lunch.   

The number of children living in high poverty communities in Tennessee has grown by nearly 100% in the last decade.