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Rural Arkansas Represented at National Child Hunger Summit

  Jasper School District is one of the most rural in Arkansas – it covers 615 square miles in five counties, with about 900 students across three campuses. The school has delivered meals to at least 300 families every week since the pandemic began, and often up...

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Rural Arkansas Represented at National Child Hunger Summit

  Jasper School District is one of the most rural in Arkansas – it covers 615 square miles in five counties, with about 900 students across three campuses. The school has delivered meals to at least 300 families every week since the pandemic began, and often up...

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Arkansas College Hunger Summit Recap

Arkansas College Hunger Summit Recap

Honors Arkansas and the Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance hosted the first statewide hunger summit on Thursday, April 14, at the Heifer International Pavilion in Little Rock. The purpose of the summit was to raise awareness in the fight against college hunger. Over 30 colleges and universities were represented; 24 schools received a $1,000 grant check and one-year membership in the Alliance.

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“Cultivating Common Ground to End Hunger” with Jeremy K. Everett

Jeremy K. Everett, national hunger expert and author of I Was Hungry, joins us via Zoom on Thursday, April 28, at 11:30 a.m. to talk about his experiences and how common ground and collaboration is vital to community organizations fighting hunger. Jeremy is founder and executive director of the Texas Hunger Initiative, an organization that partners with the US Department of Agriculture, state agencies, the corporate sector, and thousands of faith- and community-based organizations to develop and implement strategies to alleviate hunger.

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School Breakfast After the Bell Improves Student Behavior

It’s no surprise to learn that students are better behaved after eating breakfast served during the school day, and now we have Arkansas data to prove it.

In a new article, “School Breakfast and Student Behavior” published March 2022 in the American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Andres Cuadros-Meñaca and Michael R. Thomsen from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Rodolfo M. Nayga, Jr. from Texas A&M University, seek to answer the question of whether children’s behavior improved after their schools started delivering Breakfast after the Bell (BAB) – breakfast offered after the school day begins.

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2022 Capacity Building Grant Recipients Announced

The Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance is pleased to announce 131 organizations have been awarded a total of $188,827 through the Capacity Building Grant program. Funds for the annual grants are allocated from the State Food Purchasing Program and have been administered...

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Prioritize kids’ meals

Since 2020, the pandemic has upended daily life, and many families throughout Arkansas have experienced financial and health challenges. Yet, even as times were tough, schools and community organizations were able to make sure kids got the good nutrition they need.

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March is School Breakfast Month

This year during School Breakfast Month we are celebrating the heroic, front-line and difficult work of all of our school district child nutrition teams as they managed to continue to provide much-needed, nutritious school meals to their students through the pandemic.

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SNAP Report Reinforces Need for Improved Access

SNAP Report Reinforces Need for Improved Access

A recently released report highlights the continued value of and need for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program in Arkansas and recognizes the barriers facing SNAP-qualifying families. Key findings include strategies for improving healthy food choices with background on each strategy and related feedback.

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Two Arkansas Mayors Join Childhood Hunger Coalition

Two Arkansas mayors, Fayetteville Mayor Lioneld Jordan and Little Rock Mayor Frank Scott, were part of an inaugural group of city leaders to join a new coalition focused on ending childhood hunger. Last week, more than 50 mayors nationwide launched the Mayors Alliance to End Childhood Hunger, a nonpartisan coalition committed to ending childhood hunger in cities nationwide.

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Today is Giving Tuesday!

Today is Giving Tuesday!

Today is Giving Tuesday! How are you helping your community + unleashing generosity today? When you give to the Alliance, you're not only making a donation: you're making a difference. Donate today to support our work fighting hunger in Arkansas, and let us know how...

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Save the date for this year’s Giving Tuesday!

Save the date for this year’s Giving Tuesday!

Save the date for this year's Giving Tuesday on Tuesday, November 30! The Alliance is proud to participate in this global day of giving. Your dollars will help us fight food insecurity in our state and continue providing resources to Arkansans in need. Visit here to...

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We’re hiring: Communications Manager

The Alliance is hiring for a Communications Manager! The person in this position will manage communications for the Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Develop and implement public engagement strategies to increase awareness about...

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