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 Holmes County is 8.7% of the total population, 3,820 individuals. The child food insecurity rate is 8.8%, 1,210 children.
Your Foodbank’s Response
In 2022, your Foodbank distributed 1,002,826 pounds of food and essential items to families in need in Holmes County, the equivalent of 835,688 meals. Of that, 218,086 pounds was fresh, nutritious produce, which was distributed for free.
Your support helps Marisa
“If it wasn’t for this food, I don’t know what I’d do. You’ve changed my world and made my life a little better.”