On January 1, 2016, The Arkansas Foodbank and Arkansas Rice Depot became the Arkansas
Foodbank: United to Fight Hunger. The new organization reflects the partnership and honors the
legacies of two great entities. By coming together, we will improve upon what each organization
did well and use our collective expertise to implement new and innovative programming focused
on serving hungry Arkansans with more healthy and nutritious food.
Both organizations have long defined success as increasing the quality and quantity of food
delivered to hungry Arkansans. We envision communities that are healthier, happier and more
productive through improved nutrition. We empower and provide dignity and hope to families, and
contribute to improved academics for children by providing nutritious food through three main
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