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Pandemic highlights need for a renewed statewide focus on food sufficiency

Even prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, food insecurity had a grip on Connecticut. In 2018, the DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey found that 13 percent of Connecticut adults had not had enough money to buy food at some point within the last year. Adults living in households with children were even more likely to report not having enough money for food.