Summer Feeding Sites to Help Fight Child Hunger

Arkansas Foodbank to sponsor 7 Summer Feeding Sites to Help Fight Child Hunger

Summer feeding sites have been announced for the Arkansas Foodbank, the largest food bank in Arkansas. All seven sites are a part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Summer Food Service Program. The program is designed to replace free- and reduced-price meals that the children would normally get at school after school has dismissed for the summer.

Meals will be provided to all children without charge and the same meals will be served to all children, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. There will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service. Meals will be provided at the sites and times as follows:

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Stamp Out Hunger 2015

 

Join Letter Carriers and the Arkansas Foodbank in the Largest Single-Day Food Drive

High Rates of Food-Insecurity in Arkansas Call for Much Needed Community Support to ‘Stamp Out Hunger’



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The Arkansas Foodbank is asking for the community’s support on May 9th as it joins America’s letter carriers and Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization in the annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive. Hosted each year by the National Association of Letter Carriers, Stamp Out Hunger is the largest single-day food drive in the country. The event helps to support local food banks and the one in five Arkansans who struggle with hunger.

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Foodbank Selected to Rural Child Hunger Capacity Building Institute

Hunger-Relief Organization Joins 19 Member Food Banks and Feeding America® to Fight Against Rural Child Hunger.

LITTLE ROCK, AR – (March 16, 2015) –The Arkansas Foodbank today announced they have been selected to be one of 20 Feeding America member food banks to join the Rural Child Hunger Capacity Building Institute sponsored by C&S Wholesale Grocers. This is the first institute ever created to focus solely on finding solutions to better serve children struggling with food insecurity in rural areas of the country.

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Arkansas Symphony Orchestra and the Arkansas Foodbank


The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra is holding their first ever “Beethoven Week” in November with plenty of activities to celebrate the works of one the best composers in history while giving back to the community. Their annual “Beer and Brats” street party will be held in front of their new office location (500 Main Street in Downtown Little Rock) on Wednesday, November 5 from 5-8pm.

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