Personalize Your Plate for National Nutrition Month!

Did you know that March is National Nutrition Month? National Nutrition Month is an annual campaign created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. During the month of March, you’re invited to learn about making informed food choices and developing healthful eating and physical activity habits. This month, Arkansas Foodbank staff will be sharing more about … Continued

Legends Resort & Casino Arkansas Partners with Arkansas Foodbank to Provide Meals in Pope County

Russellville, Ark. [February 18, 2021] —Arkansas Foodbank and Legends Resort & Casino are partnering to provide more than 17,500 meals to Pope County residents facing hunger. “As a proud member of the community, we are consistently impressed by the many acts of kindness and generosity that is commonplace throughout Pope County, especially within great local … Continued

After Record Year of Need, Arkansas Foodbank Reports 37% Increase in Pounds Distributed During 2020

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Jan. 19, 2021) – In 2020, Arkansas Foodbank distributed 40.4 million pounds of food across central and southern Arkansas, a 37% increase from 2019. The Foodbank attributes the sharp rise in distribution to the economic impact the coronavirus pandemic had on communities across central and southern Arkansas. As workers were laid off, … Continued