Our Mission

The Arkansas Foodbank is the foundation in the fight against hunger. We find pathways to connect people, resources and food to reach those in need, providing dignity, hope and a brighter future for all Arkansans. 

Our Vision

A stronger community where hunger needs are met with sufficient access to nutritious food.

These core values guide our decisions and actions

Collaboration – We are stronger when we work together.

Respect – We value the dignity and diversity of those we serve, our partners, volunteers and coworkers.

Innovation & Creativity – We seek, identify and implement the best solutions to fight hunger, meeting people where they are.

Service – We are united in a belief to serve those in need.

Integrity – We achieve our goals by maintaining the highest degree of ethical standards and by putting our values into action.

Diversity Statement

Arkansas Foodbank values the individual diversity of all employees, volunteers, donors and clients. Differences in age, race, ethnic heritage, religion, appearance, sexual orientation and many others provide experiences, viewpoints, and ideas that can strengthen and enrich our organization. We strive to create an organizational culture that values different perspectives and that is based on our organizational values. Diversity is the uniqueness each of us brings to fulfilling these values and achieving our vision.


Arkansas Foodbank is a member of Feeding America and the Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance.