Food insecurity refers to the USDA’s measure of lack of regular access to nutritional food for an active and healthy life. Feeding America estimates that the food insecurity rate in Carroll County is 13.7% of the total population, 3,710 individuals. The child food insecurity rate is 18.3%, 1,020 children.
Your Foodbank’s Response
In 2022, your Foodbank distributed 859,204 pounds of food and essential items to families in need in Carroll County, the equivalent of 716,003 meals. Of that, 199,409 pounds was fresh, nutritious produce, which was distributed for free.
Your support helps families like Karrie's
“We’ll always choose to feed the kids, but you gotta have the lights on too. We appreciate all the help — it really does make a difference."