Hunger Action Month – Facing Hunger Together

  September is Hunger Action Month.  This is a nationwide campaign among Feeding America’s national network of food banks to raise awareness and fight hunger. 1 in 5 Arkansans are facing hunger.  A statistic that shapes and drives our mission of fighting hunger.  Throughout the month of September we will introduce you to the face … Continued

Serving Others at the Foodbank

The Catholic Church in Arkansas has a long and rich history of serving the hungry.  In fact, the Church was one of the earliest supporters of the Foodbank in the early 1980s when our mission was still taking form.  They have given graciously, volunteered, served on our Faith Relations Committee, and advocated for our hungry … Continued

Local Missions – First United Methodist of Crossett

First United Methodist of Crossett has a long history of feeding children in need, but when Autumn Smith came to work there, the program had run its course and lost its momentum for a couple of years. Autumn was hired as the new Children’s and Youth Minister in 2016 and saw a need in the … Continued

Registered Dietitian Day

Every year, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics celebrates Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day in March, during National Nutrition Month. Registered Dietitians are the nation’s food and nutrition experts, committed to improving the health of their patients, clients and communities. This year, over 100 dietitians gathered at the State Capitol to receive the National Nutrition Month/RDN … Continued

Choose Whole Grains

Now-a-days, carbohydrates seem to be a public enemy. However, it is important to note that the amount of carbohydrate in the diet is as equally important as the type of carbohydrate. Many people are confused about carbohydrates, because they are found in a wide array of both healthy and unhealthy foods. The healthiest sources of carbohydrates, unprocessed or … Continued