No Arkansan should ever go to bed hungry.

Recent Blog Posts

Privilege in Public Service: Looking Beyond My Experience

Upon choosing to dedicate my first year out of college to serving on the Cooking Matters team at the Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance, I had some vague expectations about what I would be doing. I expected to mostly teach cooking classes with low income individuals.

SNAP Bill Falls Flat

The Arkansas legislative process follows a simple rule: Effective policy is better than ineffective innovation. Government time and money must be used effectively.Yet some bills filed during the 2017 legislative session seem to have forgotten this rule.

Did you know?

In 2014, our six Feeding  America  food bank members along with Project Hope distributed 44,032,106 pounds of food to programs and agencies that directly feed Arkansans in need. This is the equivalent of 36,693,421 meals.

Did you know?

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

Did you know?

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

Did you know?

Arkansas ranks #1 in senior hunger.

Did you know?

Many elderly Arkansans must choose between buying food or medication.

Did you know?

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

Did you know?

Poverty is the main cause of hunger.

Did you know?

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


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.

calendar-iconUPCOMING EVENTS

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

Latest Tweets