Cargill Surprises Foodbank with Turkey Truckload

The Foodbank received a great surprise for the 2018 holiday season today! Springdale based Cargill Turkey and Cooked Meats donated 40,000 pounds of turkeys to the Foodbank. “We are delighted to be able to provide these turkeys to the Arkansas Foodbank in Little Rock from our turkey processing facility located in Springdale,” said Cargill’s turkey … Continued

Strong Farm Bill will ensure food on the table

Food is a building block for our community. Food allows children to learn and grow up strong. Food is medicine for a healthier life. Food opens doors to a brighter future. Every day through the power of nutritious food, the Arkansas Foodbank creates opportunities across central and southern Arkansas. With a nutritious meal after school. … Continued

Arkansas Foodbank launches new Land O’Lakes School Pantry Grant Program

Arkansas Foodbank launches new Land O’Lakes School Pantry Grant Program in partnership with Land O’Lakes, Inc. and Feeding America 40,000 pounds of macaroni and cheese donated to Food For Kids School Pantry Program  Land O’Lakes, Inc., in partnership with Feeding America donated 40,000 pounds of LAND O LAKES® mac and cheese with whole grain to … Continued

AFB Receives Walmart Grant

Arkansas Foodbank received a $10,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation to help continue the fight against hunger in Arkansas. The grant will help fund retail our retail pickup program with Walmart stores in our service area.  The Foodbank and our partner agencies pick up donations that might otherwise be recycled or go to waste and … Continued

Arkansas Remains One of the Worst States for Hunger

Map the Meal Gap 2018 study indicates 18.3% of residents in Arkansas Foodbank service area struggle with hunger. LITTLE ROCK, AR – May 2, 2018 – Arkansas Foodbank announced the release of Map the Meal Gap 2018, the latest report by Feeding America® on food insecurity and the cost of food at both the county … Continued