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 Henry County is 14.6% of the total population, and the child food insecurity rate is 18.8%.
14.6% of Henry County's population or 2,320 individuals
Child Food Insecurity
18.8% of Henry County's population under 18 or 710 children
Dare to Care’s Response
Last year, Dare to Care distributed enough food to provide 418,692 meals to Henry County families in need. Of that, 144,000 pounds were fresh produce, which was distributed for free.
418,692 meals provided to hungry neighbors in Henry County in 2021
144,000 pounds of free produce distributed in Henry County in 2021