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 Washington County is 14.56% of the total population, and the child food insecurity rate is 23.50%.
Child Food Insecurity
Dare to Care’s Response
ln 2015, Dare to Care distributed enough food to provide 256,995 meals to Washington County families in need. Of that, 93,139 pounds were fresh produce, which was distributed for free.