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 16.1% of the total population, and the child food insecurity rate is 23%.
Child Food Insecurity
Dare to Care’s Response
Last year, Dare to Care distributed enough food to provide 172,212 meals to Carroll County families in need. Of that, 62,540 pounds were fresh produce, which was distributed for free.