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 Floyd County is 12.5% of the total population, and the child food insecurity rate is 17.0%.
Child Food Insecurity
Dare to Care’s Response
Last year, Dare to Care distributed enough food to provide 1,121,880 meals to Floyd County families in need. Of that, 305,600 pounds were fresh produce, which was distributed for free.