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 Oldham County is 6.7% of the total population, and the child food insecurity rate is 6.7%.
6.7% of Oldham County's population or 4,400 individuals
Child Food Insecurity
6.7% of Oldham County's population under 18 or 1,140 children
Dare to Care’s Response
Last year, Dare to Care distributed enough food to provide 1,229,435 meals to Oldham County families in need. Of that, 626,000 pounds were fresh produce, which was distributed for free.
1,229,435 meals provided to hungry neighbors in Oldham County in 2021
626,000 pounds of free produce distributed in Oldham County in 2021