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The Facts On:

Food & Nutrition

Access to healthy food is the basis for successful living.


Percentage of Woodbury County school children enrolled in the free or reduced lunch program.


Percentage of Iowans recieving Food Assistance from SNAP.


Number of Woodbury County families helped by Community Action with food in 2014

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Children & Families

Low-income families need assistance with preparing their preschool children for school.


Number of low income families in Iowa with children


Percentage of children in Woodbury County attending pre-school in 2013


Number of children in Iowa at or below 200% of poverty not in pre-school in 2013

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and Energy Assistance

CAA Siouxland's

weatherization and energy assistance services ensures low-income household's save energy and stay warm in cold weather.


Number of households assisted with energy costs in Woodbury County in 2014


Number of households benefitting from weatherization services in Woodbury County in 2014

The Facts On:


in Crisis

commonly need employment re-training.


Average social security annual income


135% of 2014 Federal poverty level

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100 – 140

individuals on any given night in Siouxland are staying in an emergency shelter.

Greater than


families and individuals on any given night in Siouxland are living on the streets in Siouxland.

More than


of Iowa’s children experience homelessness each year according to the data collected by the McKinney-Vento Educational Programs. Iowa ranks 20th in the number of homeless children and 31st in the percentage of children who are homeless. Of the 142,000 children living in poverty in Iowa, seven out of every one hundred (7%) are homeless.