Food Banks in Arkansas Unite to Provide Additional Weekly Food Assistance to Low-Income Families with Children

TANF funding received to expand school pantries to increase access to food for families in Arkansas. Little Rock, Ark. (Oct. 12, 2020) – Arkansas Foodbank recently announced the Emergency School Pantry Program in partnership with five other Feeding America foodbanks in Arkansas. The 36-week program will provide emergency food boxes to low-income families with children … Continued

Walmart and Sam’s Club’s “Fight Hunger. Spark Change.” Campaign Raises $136,092 for Arkansas Foodbank

Walmart customers in central and southern Arkansas helped to raise $136,092 for local families in need through Walmart and Sam’s Club’s “Fight Hunger. Spark Change.” campaign. In its seventh year, Walmart and Sam’s Club engaged their customers and members, along with 22 suppliers to fight hunger during this challenging time and support local food banks … Continued

Tyson Grants Provides Valuable Training for Foodbank Staffer

    Arkansas Foodbank received a $2,500 fundraising scholarship grant from Tyson Foods to attend the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy course on Developing Major Gifts. The grant funded Sherri Jones, the Arkansas Foodbank Annual Giving Director, the opportunity to attend their Major Gifts course in New York City, NY.  We are grateful for the … Continued