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 Harrison County is 13.03% of the total population, and the child food insecurity rate is 20.30%.
Child Food Insecurity
Dare to Care’s Response
ln 2015, Dare to Care distributed enough food to provide 850,041 meals to Harrison County families in need. Of that, 531,665 pounds were fresh produce, which was distributed for free.