Food For Families
Our Food For Families program ensures our 317 partner agencies have food and funds to strengthen their local feeding programs. By supporting our local partners, we can increase access to healthy and nutritious foods for families in need across central and southern Arkansas. Read more.
Food For Kids
Our Food For Kids program provides food to children facing hunger through our network of school pantries, backpack programs and summer feeding initiatives. This approach allows us to make sure kids have the nutritious food they need to grow and thrive. Read more.
Food For Seniors
Food For Seniors works to improve access to food for older Arkansans through monthly food boxes, home deliveries, SNAP outreach and extra financial support to partner agencies. Our FFS program takes into account specific dietary restrictions or health considerations, transportation needs and physical limitations. Read more.
USDA within our programs
Just under a third of our pantries are USDA food and/or commodity sites. These Arkansas Foodbank partners offer TEFAP (The Emergency Food Assistance Program) or CSFP (Commodity Supplemental Food Program).
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Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.) should contact the responsible Agency or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.
To file a program discrimination complaint, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, AD-3027, found online at How to File a Program Discrimination Complaint and at any USDA office or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by: (1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; (2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or (3) email: [email protected]
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