16% of McKinney families struggles to provide meals for themselves and their families. 9.8% of children in McKinney are below the poverty line. 7600 children in McKinney qualify for free and reduced meal programs. With five acres of land to garden, McKinney Roots will see a significant improvement in physical health for all participating community members.
McKinney Roots is a 100% food donation garden for the city of McKinney. We supply naturally grown fresh produce to the food insecure by distributing them to local services and schools.