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 Trimble County is 15.1% of the total population, and the child food insecurity rate is 18.3%.
15.1% of Trimble County's population or 1,290 individuals
Child Food Insecurity
18.3% of Trimble County's population under 18 or 340 children
Dare to Care’s Response
Last year, Dare to Care distributed enough food to provide 128,460 meals to Trimble County families in need. Of that, 12,000 pounds were fresh produce, which was distributed for free.
128,460 meals provided to hungry neighbors in Trimble County in 2021
12,000 pounds of free produce distributed in Trimble County in 2021