FIVE Ways to Take Action During Hunger Action Month

September is Hunger Action Month — an annual campaign dedicated to driving awareness and inspiring action to help end hunger in America, both at a national scale and in local communities. In central and southern Arkansas, 1 in 5 people are food-insecure, which means they struggle to find sufficient access to nutritious food. When it … Continued

Hunger Action Month 2021

September is Hunger Action Month and we’re taking the next 30 days to focus on what’s possible for families facing hunger in central and southern Arkansas. Making sure families don’t have to sacrifice meals for bills? It’s possible. Making sure no child has to skip a meal? It’s possible. Making sure seniors have consistent access … Continued

Packing Hope into the Weekend

August is here, and with its arrival, the exciting preparation for a new school year! For most kids, it’s about the anticipation of connecting with familiar classmates and new teachers, or maybe even new clothes and fun back-to-school accessories. But for some kids, heading back to school might just mean the end of wondering where … Continued

Arkansas Foodbank Announces Summer Feeding Sites

May 25th, 2021 – Arkansas Foodbank recently announced 11 summer feeding sites which will provide crucial nutrition during the summer months when school is not in session and children lose access to free meals. Most sites provide breakfast and lunch Monday through Friday. “Arkansas Foodbank is committed to ensuring that children have the food they … Continued