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

Foodbank Tops Distribution Record

Help for those in need came in leaps and bounds in 2017.  The Arkansas Foodbank finished the year by distributing a record 26,526,525 million pounds of food. The total surpassed the previous record set in 2016 by almost 1.5 million pounds. “Our goal each and every year is to find ways we can come together … Continued

Cargill Donates 40,000 Pounds of Turkeys

Arkansas Foodbank received a generous donation today just in time for the holiday season!  Cargill delivered a truckload of 2,000 turkeys to help families in need have a complete Thanksgiving meal. The donation of 40,000 pounds of whole Honeysuckle White® turkeys will be distributed through our agency partners in Central and Southern Arkansas. “Cargill is connected … Continued

Record Donation at Arkansas Rice Day!

In honor of National Rice Month, the Arkansas rice industry donated 152,600 lbs of rice today (September 11, 2017) at the Arkansas Foodbank.  The donation from six mills will provide over a million servings of rice to help feed families, children, and seniors all across our state. “The Arkansas rice industry is committed to being … Continued