No Arkansan should ever go to bed hungry.

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USDA Child Nutrition Programs: Protecting & Strengthening Our Kids

As a state that is consistently at or near the top of the national poverty rankings, Arkansas’s need for anti-poverty and anti-hunger programs is very high. People living in poverty stands at 19%, households considered food insecure is 19.1%. Twenty seven percent of children live in poverty and one in four (26.3%) are food insecure.

The Principal’s Office is Calling (Thankfully) by Duke Storen

We all know the feeling in the pit of our stomachs from childhood (and some of us from parenthood) when being called to the principal’s office. “Oh no. I am in trouble.” One in 6 children in the U.S. are in trouble and they do have a bad feeling in the pit of their stomachs, not because they are in trouble, but because they suffer from hunger.

Latest News Reports

Schools_As_Nutrition_Hubs_full_report, School Nutrition Foundation & Share Our Strength, 2017

Did you know?

In 2016, our six Feeding  America  food bank members along with Project Hope distributed 52,223,002 pounds of food to programs and agencies that directly feed Arkansans in need.

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More than 1 in 4 Arkansas kids do not get enough to eat.

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Text FOOD to 877 877 to find free summer meals sites for kids

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Arkansas ranks #1 in senior hunger.

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Many elderly Arkansans must choose between buying food or medication.

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Almost 500,000 Arkansas residents (1 in 6) receive federal food assistance.

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Poverty is the main cause of hunger.

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More than 40% of Arkansas people on SNAP are in working families.

WHAT WE DO

The Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance, through our member food banks, hunger relief agencies, volunteers and corporate partners, is committed to providing programs, food resources, education and advocacy to reduce hunger in Arkansas. Your interest and generosity will help us succeed.

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Find out about upcoming Alliance fundraising events as well as gleaning opportunities, Cooking Matters classes and grocery tours as well as other special events.

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