Walmart and Sam’s Club’s “Fight Hunger. Spark Change.” Campaign Raises $136,092 for Arkansas Foodbank

Walmart customers in central and southern Arkansas helped to raise $136,092 for local families in need through Walmart and Sam’s Club’s “Fight Hunger. Spark Change.” campaign. In its seventh year, Walmart and Sam’s Club engaged their customers and members, along with 22 suppliers to fight hunger during this challenging time and support local food banks … Continued

Hunger Action Month

September is Hunger Action Month – A month where people all over the United States stand together with the Feeding America network of 200 food banks, of which Arkansas Foodbank is a member, to fight hunger. It’s a month to spread the word and take action on the hunger crisis — and dedicate ourselves to a solution. In Arkansas alone, over 679,000 people may … Continued

Summer Feeding Wrap Up

When schools close for the summer, children struggle to find food to replace breakfast and lunch they were receiving at school every day. Over 60% of children in Arkansas rely on free and reduced lunches, meaning when summer comes, they are struggling to fill the gaps that those meals provided. The Arkansas Foodbank is here … Continued

Meet Our Community Initiatives Intern

We sat down with our Community Initiatives Intern, Jacquita Johnson. Learn more from her Q & A session below!   Name: Jacquita N. Johnson Hometown: Little Rock, AR School Attended: Bachelor of Science from Texas Southern University in Health and Administration in 2017 What brought you to the Foodbank? After returning from Peace Corps South Africa … Continued

Harvest Week 2020

We are excited to announce some awesome changes to our 5th Annual Harvest Night. It’s now Harvest Week 2020 presented by Riceland Foods. This week long celebration will take place during Hunger Action Month in September. See below for more information!