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Food Insecurity Assistance Ineligibility

Lancaster County has higher rates of food insecure persons who are ineligible for federal nutrition programs compared to the United States

Those who are food insecure are the ones who can benefit most from federal nutrition programs.

  • Lancaster County has a higher rate of food insecure persons who are ineligible for federal nutrition programs compared to the United States overall.
    • 44% of people overall, and 39% of children, who are food insecure in Lancaster County are not eligible to receive federal nutrition benefits.