2021 Empty Bowls Volunteer Honoree: Brad Sweeney

Volunteers are the heartbeat of Arkansas Foodbank and each year, volunteers save the Foodbank hundreds of thousands of dollars. Instead of paying employees, that funding goes directly into ensuring our neighbors have food to feed their families. At the onset of the pandemic, volunteers were more valuable than ever because our pantries were pausing operations … Continued

Using SNAP Benefits at Your Local Farmers’ Market

Farmers’ Market Season With the arrival of spring, many local Arkansas Farmer’s Markets are kicking off their season, selling farm fresh produce and locally prepared foods. Did you know that some farmers’ market vendors accept SNAP benefits? These benefits help offset food costs for low-income families and provide access to fresh, nutritious food for Arkansas … Continued

Main Street Mission

There’s still time to support Walmart’s Fight Hunger. Spark Change. campaign! Today is your last chance to stock up on groceries at your local Walmart or Sam’s Club or visit Walmart.com/fighthunger to learn more about how you can add your support. When you chip in, your dollars stay local – ensuring that families in your … Continued