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 Tuscarawas County is 13% of the total population, 12,010 individuals. The child food insecurity rate is 16.4%, 3,470 children.
Your Foodbank’s Response
In 2022, your Foodbank distributed 3,524,470 pounds of food and essential items to families in need in Tuscarawas County, the equivalent of 2,937,058 meals. Of that, 835,742 pounds was fresh, nutritious produce, which was distributed for free.
Your support helps Josh
“Having meals every day is awesome. Just knowing I have a place to sleep and something to eat means everything.”