Helping Make Back to School a Hunger-Free Time for Kids

It’s the start of school this week for many kids across Arkansas. This should be an exciting time filled with new teachers, classrooms and friends. But for many kids, this also means that while they’re excited to get back to breakfast and lunch at school, they still don’t have access to food when they return … 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

19th Annual THV11 Summer Cereal Drive in full swing!

Summertime in Arkansas usually means sunny skies, playing games, riding bikes, and ice cream; but for some children, it’s a time of wondering where their next meal will come from – especially since they are not getting breakfast and lunch at school. Over the last 19 years, the Arkansas Foodbank and THV 11 have teamed … Continued