No Arkansan should ever go to bed hungry.

Recent Blog Posts

The Story of Brenda

“…there is no method or strategy that can reach a child who does not have the nutrition to make her brain and body function properly.”

Snow Days Aren’t Always Fun

On Friday, January 12th─as they do every Friday─ many schools in Arkansas sent food backpacks home with students they knew would be at risk of not getting enough to eat over the weekend. Because school would be out on Monday for the Martin Luther King holiday, schools...

Latest News Reports

Food Hardship in America, Food Research and Action Center, August, 2018
Hunger Doesn’t Take a Vacation: 2018-summer-nutrition-report, Food Research and Action Center, June, 2018
Map the Meal Gap 2018, Feeding America, May, 2018

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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1 in 4 Arkansas kids are food insecure.

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You can text FOOD to 877 877 to find free summer meals sites for kids

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Arkansas has gone from #1 to #5 in senior hunger. It’s a start.

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Many elderly Arkansans must choose between buying food or medication.

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388,000 Arkansas residents (1 in 8) 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 food assistance are in working families.

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Arkansas ranks #2 in the nation in hunger.
17.2% of Arkansas households (515,270 people) are food insecure.

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The Arkansas Gleaning Project has exceeded 10 million pounds of produce harvested from Arkansas fields.

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More than 19,000 Arkansas veterans depend on SNAP benefits.

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More than 74% of SNAP recipients are in families with children.

WHAT WE DO

The Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance, through our Feeding America food bank members, 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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