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July 2017

Watermelon Crawl 2017

July 22 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Scott Melons and More, Col. Maynard Road
Scott, AR United States
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Watermelon Crawl is a fun way to do good and have a great time doing it. The Alliance staff and volunteers go into the field to glean watermelon for  food banks and pantries in central Arkansas. Bring your garden gloves and sturdy shoes, bug spray and competitive spirit for this morning of gleaning, games, music, food and fun. Teams will compete for prizes, and we welcome organizations to participate. Registration and liability forms will be filled out on site. Children…

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This Is Hunger

July 29 @ 1:00 pm - July 31 @ 5:00 pm
Clinton School of Public Service, Arcade Building, 100 River Market Ave
Little Rock, AR 72201 United States
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Free

The 1,000 square food, traveling exhibit features black and white portraits by an internationally renowned photojournalist and the stories of dozens of Americans who have had difficulty putting enough nutritious food on the table each day. Through digital and hands-on activities, “This Is Hunger” takes participants on a compelling journey that draws them into the real-life circumstances of these individuals and deepens their awareness about who in America struggles with hunger and why. Hours: Saturday, July 29, 2017    1-5…

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September 2017

Cooking Matters at the Store Event Day in Harrison

September 8 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Harrison Walmart Store, 161 N. Walmart Drive
Harrison, AR 72601 United States
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Free

Our Cooking Matters at the Store team is partnering with the North Central Arkansas Food Bank to offer a special event day in Harrison, Arkansas. Participants will learn practical ways to shop healthy on a budget without sacrificing flavor or variety. Participants who complete the free, self-guided tour will receive a free $10 grocery gift card to practice what they learned on this very popular grocery store tour.

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2017 Hunger Action Breakfast

September 28 @ 7:45 am - 9:00 am
Little Rock Junior League Building, 401 Scott St
Little Rock, AR 72201 United States
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September has been designated as Hunger Action month, when we work to raise awareness and take action to alleviate hunger in Arkansas.  The culminating event of the month is the Hunger Action Breakfast.  Approximately 220 hunger advocates will be attending this annual event.  The highlight of the breakfast is the presentation of our Acting Out Against Hunger Awards that recognize individuals, nonprofits, businesses, government officials and local community organizations that have gone above and beyond during the past year to help end hunger. Co-chairs…

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2017 Alliance Membership Conference

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Little Rock Junior League Building, 401 Scott St
Little Rock, AR 72201 United States
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Free

Register today for the 2017 Alliance Membership Conference as part of Hunger Action Month. Part of our mission is to provide our members with the tools they need to be part of Arkansas’s hunger solution. This year’s conference is designed to do just that. Register online at https://goo.gl/vfcM9v Guest Speakers: We have two remarkable speakers lined up. Craig Gundersen, a professor of agricultural and consumer economics at the University of Illinois. Professor Gundersen is an expert on SNAP & Senior Hunger.…

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