Food insecurity refers to the USDA’s measure of lack of regular access to nutritional food for an active and healthy life. The food insecurity rate in Carroll County is 18.12% of the total population, and the child food insecurity rate is 29.5%.
Child Food Insecurity
Dare to Care’s Response
ln 2015, Dare to Care distributed enough food to provide 237,940 meals to Carroll County families in need. Of that, 155,270 pounds were fresh produce, which was distributed for free.