According to Feeding America and the Annie E. Casey Foundation, about 1 in 5 children in Maryland, or about 260,000, are food insecure. In Baltimore County, over 31,000 children struggle with food insecurity, the second highest in the state and slightly more than Baltimore City.
— By Dr. Laurie Taylor-Mitchell, "Poverty and Food Insecurity Affect Thousands of Schoolchildren in Baltimore County," for The Voter

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