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 Spencer County is 10.81% of the total population, and the child food insecurity rate is 15.90%.
Child Food Insecurity
Dare to Care’s Response
ln 2015, Dare to Care distributed enough food to provide 231,502 meals to Spencer County families in need. Of that, 94,524 pounds were fresh produce, which was distributed for free.